Alternative Spring Break - Be the change!
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Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is an exciting opportunity for you to participate in a week-long, hands-on service learning experience! ASB 2015 Online Applications Open September 8, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
'ASB taught me, no matter how big or how small an impact we think we are having, by reaching out to another human being - in a humane and caring manner - we can change our lives as well as theirs.'
~ ASB 2009

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RBC Foundation ASB Student Financial Assistance for ASB Participants

Through a generous commitment of funds from RBC Foundation, we are able to offer financial assistance to selected 2015 ASB program applicants. RBC Foundation is a proud supporter of Western students engaged in community service learning initiatives like Alternative Spring Break. Interested students should visit the Financial Information section to learn more, and submit an application.


Locations @ a Glance

Locations Cost    Focus of Service Experience
London, ON TBD Youth Opportunities and Transition
North America
New Orleans, Louisiana TBD Disaster Relief and Social Change
Winnipeg, Manitoba TBD Homelessness and Food Security
International Outreach360
Monti Cristi, Dominican Republic TBD Education and Transformative Learning
Jinotega, Nicaragua TBD Education and Transformative Learning
International Service Learning
San Jose, Costa Rica TBD Global Health and Ethics
Panama City, Panama TBD Global Health and Ethics
May Pen, Jamaica TBD Global Health and Ethics (*new for 2015)
Nexos Voluntarios
Jangas, Peru TBD Community Development
May 2015 - Alternative Summer Break
Urubamba, Peru TBD Community Development
Staff ASB
Salina Cruz, Mexico TBD Education and Community Development

Learn more details about each ASB experience on the Locations page.


Application Deadlines

  • Full-Time Staff and Faculty Team Leaders: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
  • Staff ASB Participants: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
  • Student Team Leaders: Monday, October 13, 2014
  • Participants: Tuesday, October 21, 2014


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