Panther Breakaway Domestic

Leadership opportunities are now available!
Panther Breakaway is part of the national alternative breaks program, that organizes community service trips for college students during their winter, spring and summer breaks. Civic Engagement offers both international and domestic trips.

Students who are looking for a meaningful way to spend winter or spring break can join Civic Engagement and other students for a week of volunteering activities in cities across the southeast United States.

Winter Trips
Dates: December 18-22, 2019
Cost: $300
Cities and Focus Area: 2019 Topics and Locations
Prison Reform: New Orleans, LA
Refugee Resettlement: Jacksonville, FL
Mental Health Awareness: Memphis, TN
LGBTQIQA Advocacy: Chapel Hill, NC

Spring Trips
Dates: March 16-21, 2020
Cost: $350
Cities and Focus Area: 2020 Topics and Locations
Urban Education: Jackson, MS
Water Scarcity: Savannah, GA
Environmental Justice and Restoration: Myrtle Beach, SC
Disaster Relief: TBA

To apply for a trip please fill out this form.

Trip Details

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
  • Each trip cost includes all transportation, lodging and meals.
  • Students, faculty and staff can pay for Panther Breakaway alternative break trips online through Marketplace.

Site Leaders
Civic Engagement is currently accepting applications for site leaders for 2019-2020. Site leaders receive a $50 discount on the price of their trip.

Interested faculty and staff may apply.

How to be a Leader
Students, faculty and staff who are interested in serving as part of the Panther Breakaway leadership team for 2019-2020 trips should contact Assistant DirectorByron Jones, 404-413-1552.