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Service Trips

The Elizabethtown College Center for Civic and Community Engagement organizes several service trips during the academic year, as well as over breaks.

Project Homeless Connect Fall 2016

Do you have a willingness to engage with the undeserved? Participate by helping with Project Homeless Connect in Harrisburg. Volunteers will be paired with a person from the community that is homeless or at risk, and will help them as they walk around the building and experience different resources and services. Training is provided and required prior to the event. Lunch and a T-shirt will also be provided. Sign up in Nicarry 237 or 238 or email for more information.

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Urban Poverty Experience and Service Trip (Lancaster City)

The Center for Community and Civic Engagement is sponsoring a trip to Lancaster City to experience life as a homeless individual lives.  Spend the weekend living in a shelter, using public transportation, and helping with special service projects within the shelter. Face the challenges of sharing a communal living space in a shelter and living from meal to meal. 

Dates: Fall 2016


Rural Poverty Experience and Service Trip (Lancaster County)

The Center for Community and Civic Engagement is sponsoring a service trip to The Factory in Paradise, Pennsylvania to explore the topic of rural poverty. Students will be introduced to the various hardships a person living in poverty experiences on a daily basis. The participants will be serving dinner, engaging and playing games with the families in attendance, listening to speakers from community organizations, and touring the local area.

Dates: Friday, April 15th - Saturday, April 16th

Times: TBA

Cost: $15

To Register: The trip is now full, and we cannot take any more registrations. We hope you may be able to join us next year!

 Lend A Hand Fall Break Service Trip

Looking for something fun and meaningful to do over fall break? Join us in a service trip repairing homes damaged by natural disasters. No previous skills or experience necessary, just be willing to learn!

Dates: October 6-8, 2016 (Fall Break 2016)

Where: Point Pleasant, NJ

Cost: $50

Apply Today!

General Service Trip Forms

Please go to the Forms and Resources page to find the forms needed for Service Trips.




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