Alternative Spring Break

The Alternative Spring Break is an anual experience sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement where ESU students get out of their comfort zone and participate in service while learning about local culture and history.


For 2017, students will participate in a variety of service projects ranging from Landscaping & Trail Maintenance, to Natural Resource Management, and also visit great historical sites in our nation’s capital.


2017 Alternative Spring Break Trip:


Where: Virginia State Park at Bear Creek Lake

When: Friday, March 10 – Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Cost: $75 for ESU students


  • Transportation
  • Lodging for Four nights
  • All meals


Trip also includes a visit to:

Washington D.C. Historical Monuments, including:

  • Memorials for Lincoln, MLK, Jefferson
  • Capitol Hill
  • Washington Monument


Registration Deadline:

Friday, February 3, 2017


For more information, please contact:

Chris Bello, Assistant Director of Student Engagement

(570) 422-3055 or e-mail: