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Alternative Break

Sponsored by the Community Service Office, the Alternative Break program consists of domestic and international service-based trips during Keene State College’s winter, spring and summer breaks, as well as on select weekends throughout the academic year. Participants travel in teams, take part in service projects that address unmet community needs, gain awareness of critical social issues, enhance their individual growth, and prepare for lives of active citizenship. All trips are drug and alcohol free. Please note, spring 2021 Alternative Breaks are local to Keene and do not include travel.

The spring 2021 Alternative Break application is live! Click HERE to read event descriptions and apply.

Our alternative break program is committed to the 8 Components of a Quality Alternative Break:

  1. Strong Direct Service
  2. Full Engagement
  3. Diversity and Social Justice
  4. Orientation
  5. Education
  6. Training
  7. Reflection
  8. Reorientation

For more information about KSC’s Alternative Break Program, contact Jessica Gagne Cloutier, Coordinator of Community Service.

2016 Alternative Break: Carolina Tiger Rescue, Pittsboro, NC

Contact Student Involvement

Office of Student Involvement
☎ 603-358-2662
studentinvolvement@keene.edu