Take a Break

Be a Participant

Take a Break (TaB) is a student-led alternative break program that places small groups of Willamette University students, staff, and faculty in communities across the United States to engage in community service and experiential learning.

Participant applications are currently open. Applications will be accepted until Monday, December 2nd at 5:00pm.

Trips will focus in the following areas:

  • Urban Poverty & Homelessness
  • Sexism & Violence
  • Criminal (In)justice
  • Health Disparities & Environmental Sustainability
  • Food Justice

Visit our Upcoming Trips page to learn more!

How much does it cost?

Participants pay a trip fee based on whether they attend a driving trip or a flying trip. The trip fee for a driving trip is approximately $100-150 and the trip fee for a flying trip will be approximately $200-250.

All participants are expected to engage in fundraising activities. Scholarship options, payment plans and compensation options are available.

Trip Dates

  • Spring Break: 22 – 28 March, 2014