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Alternative Breaks

Want to meet new people? Get away for a while? Travel to new places? Make a difference? 
Join other Montgomery College students on a week or weekend packed with community service, meaningful reflections, and fun activities.

Alternative Breaks are week- and weekend-long service trips that help students learn about social issues through direct service, issue education, and reflection. Alternative Breaks help students explore how they can make a difference in their local and broader communities in the issues that matter to you...and affect us all.

To be notified when our next trip opens for applications,  sign up for our service opportunities newsletter.

Past Alternative Breaks

Alternative Spring Break: Disaster Relief, Bay Waveland, Mississippi
Alternative Spring Break: Disaster Relief, Biloxi, MS
Alternative Spring Break: Disasiter Relief, Americus, GA 
Alternative Summer Break: Environmental & Animal Welfare, Woodstock, NY
Alternative Summer Break: Criminal and Restorative Justice, Salisbury, MD
Alternative Spring Break: Poverty & Youth, Kensington, MD
Alternative Thanksgiving Break: Hunger & Homelessness, Rockville, MD
Alternative Spring Weekend: Community Development, Philadelphia, PA

Support Alternative Breakers

The Alternative Breaks Engagement Scholarship & Adopt-a-Breaker Service Learning Foundation Fund

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