Spring Break Trip 2015

Columbia, South Carolina

Luther's 2015 Habitat for Humanity Spring Break Service Trip is going to Columbia, South Carolina to build homes with Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity. Estimated trip cost is $490. Students can register at the SAC office in the Union with a $50 early bird deposit. After Nov. 20, 2014 the deposit will be $100.00. For more information, contact Luther Habitat for Humanity at [email protected].  Registrations can be dropped off in the Student Activities Office located in Dahl Centennial Union.

"Great people! Great purpose! Great opportunity!"

"Habitat was the best way to spend spring break my freshman year - I met so many great people and had a blast in San Antonio for a week, all while helping people build their homes. What could be better?"

 

Itinerary:

Habitat participants would depart on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM from the Luther College Center for Faith and Life and depart from Columbia, SC on the evening of Friday, March 20, 2015 approx. departure would be 6:00 PM on the 21st.

 

Additional Information:

Please keep in mind that this will be a physically demanding trip. We will work hard and have limited  comforts.  We will likely spend most days outside, BUT it will be a fantastic and memorable experience.

Please speak with Chivonne Marlow ([email protected]   563-387-1365) about any medical conditions or food restrictions/preference (allergies, vegetarian, etc) that may affect you during the trip.  Information may be shared with appropriate professional staff members and trip advisors.

 

A typical day with Habitat for Humanity:

8:00  AM         Wake-up & breakfast
9:00  AM         Arrive at the job site & begin to build a home for a family in need!
12:00 PM        Catered in lunch
3:00   PM        Building ends for the day
4:00   PM        Shower and clean-up at local YMCA
6:00   PM        Family dinner & daily devotion
7:00   PM        Fun, games & exploring the city
11:00 PM        Lights out!

 

On Wednesday, habitat builders will have the opportunity to explore & discover the city of Charleston, SC.  Other tourism opportunities will be provided in the trip.