Missouri State University

Fall Break

This past year featured two trips, a local Springfield trip and an Outdoor Adventures trip.

 

The local Springfield trip included the following:

Service Volunteer with local Springfield agencies for 3-5 hours per day
Education Learn about some of the amazing things Springfield and the Ozarks have to offer, including Askinosie Chocolate and Springfield History exhibits
Fellowship Explore areas of Springfield that you may not know you have ever existed with other Missouri State students. Social activities are included throughout every day
Reflection Each day will consist of time to reflect on your experience, share your thoughts with others and talk about the social issues that affect Springfield.
Public Affairs Learn more about cultural competence, community engagement, and ethical leadership and how that applies to you as a student.

 

The Outdoor Adventures Trip (in coordination with Campus Recreation) included the following:

Service Volunteer with trail building, water cleanups, soil conservation, or rain barrel making
Education Learn about some of the amazing things Springfield and the Ozarks have to offer, including hidden outdoor gems!
Fellowship

Hike, camp, and enjoy each other's company through the outdoors.  One evening will include camping while the remainder you will be able to stay at home.
Social Activities are included throughout every day!

Reflection Each day will consist of time to reflect on your experience, share your thoughts with others and talk about enviornmental issues.