BreakAway 2014 Trips

If, after reading this page, you are interested in signing up for any of the trips you see listed here, please refer to our sign-up page for more information.

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Each trip requires a non-refundable deposit. The deposit will be applied to your total trip cost. Deposits can be paid with either cash or check. Checks should be made out to Wheaton College/BreakAway with the name of your trip in the memo line. Sign-ups begin on Tuesday, January 28. After the initial sign-up day, you can sign up in the Office of Christian Outreach, in Lower Beamer until a trip is full- first come, first served.

2014 Trips

Huntsville, Alabama
Work in a neighborhood by partnering with Lincoln Village Ministry near Huntsville, Alabama. Serve through renovating homes, tutoring at local schools, helping with ministry projects, and worshiping with residents as you challenge yourself to learn what it means to powerfully show Christ’s love to your neighbor.

  • Cost of trip: $425; $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
  • Sign-up begins on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 6:30am in the Phelps Room
  • 12 spaces available.
  • Transportation: Van
  • Item needed: Sleeping bag
  • Long trip description >>Alabama Long Trip Description 2014
  • Trip Leaders: Marissa & Scott Cunningham

 

Angola, Louisiana
Spend a week in a maximum security prison. Prepare to have all of your preconceptions of prison life challenged as you spend a week in the Louisiana State Penitentiary.

  • Cost of trip: $395; $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
  • Sign-up begins on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 6:30am in the Phelps Room
  • 16 spaces available.
  • Transportation: Van
  • Item needed: Sleeping bag
  • Long trip description >>Angola Long Trip Description 2014
  • Trip Leaders: Dave Haidle, Maria Hix, & Don Kerns

 

Denver, Colorado
Learn about God and different angles of homelessness while serving the urban poor in downtown Denver. Students will be serving with Joshua Station, Christ Body Ministry, and Dry Bones.

  • Cost of trip: $475; $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
  • Sign-up begins on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 6:30am in the Phelps Room
  • 8 spaces available.
  • Transportation: Van
  • Item needed: Sleeping bag
  • Long trip description >>Denver Long Trip Description 2014
  • Trip Leaders: Stephanie & Rory Corcoran

 

Deering, New Hampshire
Prepare to witness the transformative power of God’s love at His Mansion Ministries, a Christ-centered recovery community for individuals who struggle with addictions, past trauma, mental health and eating disorders. Students will live, eat, work, and have opportunities to form personal relationships with staff and residents.

  • Cost of trip: $475; $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
  • Sign-up begins on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 6:30am in the Phelps Room
  • 10 spaces available.
  • Transportation: Van
  • Item needed: Sleeping bag
  • Long trip description >>New Hampshire Long Trip Description 2014
  • Trip Leaders: Lia Smith & Grayson Lewis

Appalachia, Tennessee

Spend two days working with families in rural Appalachia on home repair projects including painting, yard work, minor construction, and two days renovating and building in-camp facilities at MountainTOP. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to go caving!

  • Cost of trip: $450; $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
  • Sign-up begins on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 6:30am in the Phelps Room
  • 12 spaces available.
  • Transportation: Van
  • Item needed: Sleeping bag
  • Long trip description >>Tennessee Long Trip Description 2014
  • Trip Leaders: Dr. Chris Vlachos & Jennie Nicodem

Toronto, Canada

Serve in two unique environments while showing love to mentally disabled adults through music, dance, art, and acting classes with St. Jude's Academy of Arts as well as serving meals to the homeless and providing an opportunity for community, advocacy, and friendship with St. Francis Table.

  • Cost of trip: $475; $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
  • Sign-up begins on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 6:30am in the Phelps Room
  • 10 spaces available
  • Transportation: Van
  • Item needed: Sleeping bag
  • Long trip description >>Toronto Long Trip Description 2014
  • Trip Leaders: Kirsten Hitchcock & Klamesha Richards 

San Francisco, California
Experience a plethora of service opportunities in San Francisco as you minister to patients at Laguna Honda Hospital, serve the homeless population with Youth With a Mission, and volunteer at the San Francisco food bank.

  • Cost of trip: $675; $100 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
  • Sign-up begins on Tuesday, January 28 , 2014 at 6:30am in the Phelps Room
  • 5 male and 5 female spaces available.
  • Transportation: Airplane
  • Item needed: Sleeping bag
  • Required: Driver’s license at sign up (in order to book airplane tickets)
  • Long trip description >>San Francisco Long Trip Description 2014
  • Trip Leaders: Brian & Kimberly Medaglia

 

Savannah, Georgia
Team members will spend the week serving less fortunate citizens of Savannah by working at a food bank, tutoring and serving dinner to children, and working with Habitat for Humanity. Participants will enjoy serving through doing construction, fundraising, shelving, and taking part in relational ministries throughout the week.

  • Cost of trip: $450; $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
  • Sign-up begins on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 6:30am in the Phelps Room
  • 10 spaces available.
  • Transportation: Van
  • Item needed: Sleeping bag
  • Long trip description >>Savannah Long Trip Description 2014
  • Trip Leaders: Laura Rizzo & Kevin Brady

 

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