Turning Responsibility into Powerful Service (TRIPS) challenges students to participate in a week or more of personal growth through life-changing service in areas throughout the United States and the world.

TRIPS Issues & Destinations

The 2014-15 TRIPS destinations, dates and leaders are below:

Long Weekend
Environmental Issues
Watersmeet, Mich.
Oct. 2-5, 2014 Malorie Imhoff
Connor Romenesko 
Winter Break – Domestic
Children’s Medical - Tennessee
Memphis, Tenn.
Dec. 13-20, 2014 Phil Kostka
Emily Vetter 
Children’s Medical -Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Dec. 14-19, 2014 Hannah Kestly
Olivia Koehn 
Urban Education -Milwaukee (Winter)
Milwaukee, Wis. 
Dec. 14-19, 2014 Ali Ehlert
Peter Schnell 
HIV/AIDS
New York 
Jan. 17-24, 2015 Anna Miller
Kea Schmuhl 
Poverty and Homelessness
Washington, D.C. 
Jan. 17-24, 2015 Bryce Dunathan
Stephanie Thomson 
Poverty – Men’s Trip
Philadelphia, Penn. 
Jan. 17-24, 2015 Travis Steffen
Friends with Disabilities
Clinton, Iowa
Jan. 17-24, 2015 Autumn Maass-Everard
Winter Break – International
International Medical
Nicaragua 
Jan. 11-24, 2015 Bryahna Rambo
International Poverty - St. Vincent
St. Vincent, West Indies 
Jan. 5-20, 2015 Emily Schnell
International Poverty - St. Lucia
St. Lucia, West Indies 
Jan. 10-23, 2015 Marisa Strothenke
Spring Break
Urban Youth
Chicago, Ill. 
March 14-20, 2015 Quincy Kissack
Nicole Zellner 
Immigration
Chicago, Ill.
March 14-20, 2015 Caitlin Green
Holly Nickerson
Affordable Housing – Christmas in Action
Spartanburg, S.C.
March 14-21, 2015 Adam LaLuzerne
Haley Nett 
Affordable Housing – Habitat for Humanity
Little Rock, Ark.
March 14-21, 2015 Elizabeth Courtade
Margaret Uselman 
Urban Education – Milwaukee (Spring)
Milwaukee, Wis. 
March 15-20, 2015 Emily McGrath
Aly Tomey 


*All dates above are tentative and subject to change.