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Mission: To plan and organize service events for the UA student body during Fall, Winter, and Spring Breaks and May Interim Breaks


Team Leader:

Tyler Sullivan

Assistant Team Leaders:

Ben Bechtel                       Mike Kallay

Cat Cary                           Janet Ruppert

Dwyer Freeman                Christian Shannon

Winter Break: Nicaragua

Date: Dec 13-21, 2015

Cost: $1400

Non-Refundable Deposit: $400 due August 31, 2015

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Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and the second poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. It is known for its natural beauty, extraordinarily friendly people, and being the second safest country in the Hemisphere.
Panorama Service Expeditions (PSE) is a non-profit organization focused on grass-roots sustainable social and economic development projects in Nicaragua. PSE leads the Nicaragua Compact, a Panorama Services Expeditions-directed consortium of USA universities. This Compact focuses USA higher education efforts in Nicaragua towards long-term, sustainable and social justice-focused projects, all uniquely designed to intensify economic and social development in Nicaraguan communities.
Your expedition will continue to support the Instituto school and its children in the community of Monte Tabor. You will continue to build upon ‘Bama’s previous service and the work of other expeditions. You will staff a special Panorama Education Camp and assist in the development of the school’s computer lab and library, as well as securing the computer lab. Each service day is composed of teaching activities (ESL, Math, Art, Music) and with outside games, etc. during breaks. During your service project you will be guided by Panorama staff, by teachers, and by community members that take interest in the school’s well-being.


ï‚· International airfare
ï‚· Accommodations
ï‚· Daily meals
ï‚· Private Ground Transportation
ï‚· Private Group Managua Airport transfers
ï‚· Full Project costs
ï‚· Cultural Excursion
ï‚· On site Panorama Service Expeditions staff available 24/7
ï‚· Bottled water
ï‚· After hours emergency number
ï‚· Medical and Travel Insurance

For information on Alternative Break scholarships, visit the UA Away Website.


Fall 2015-Spring 2016 Trips


Alternative Fall Break: Location TBD

October 28th - November 31st, 2015

Alternative Winter Break Domestic: HOUSE UNITED with AUBURN UNIVERSITY

December 13th - December 17th, 2015

Location: Auburn, AL

Alternative Winter Break International: Nicaraguan Compact

December 13th - December 20th, 2015

Location: Managua, Nicaragua

Cost $1400

Non-Refundable Deposit of $400 due September 1, 2015.

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3 Alternative Spring Break Domestic: Locations TBD

March 11th - March 18th, 2016

Alternative Spring Break International: Nicaraguan Compact

March 11th - March 18th, 2016

Location: Managua, Nicaragua

Alternative Spring Break International: Location TBD

March 11th - March 18th, 2016