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 2016-17 TRIPS destinations, dates and leaders are below:

Long Weekend
Environmental Justice
Watersmeet, MI
Oct. 5-9, 2016
Tyler Butts
Emily Owens
Friends With Disabilities
Clinton, IA
Oct. 5-9, 2016 Jenna Decker
Adam Strube
Winter Break – Domestic
Children's Medical-Tennessee
Memphis, TN
Dec. 17-23, 2016 Olivia Johnson
Vince Mastrodomenico
Urban Youth
Chicago, IL
Jan. 7-13, 2017 Fiona Holahan
Maggie Knecht
Children’s Medical -Tennessee
Memphis, TN
Jan. 7-14, 2017 Davey Holzer
Kelly Theel
HIV/AIDS
TBD
TBD Lenka Craigova
Shannon Salter
Urban Poverty-Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Jan. 14-20, 2017 Bekah Cleaver
Sarah Cocco
Homelessness and Poverty
Washington, D.C.
Jan.14-21, 2017 Morgan Pennings
Rachel Pischke
Immigration and Refugee Issues
Chicago, IL
Jan. 15-20, 2017
Nathan Klesmith
Margaret Uselman
Children’s Medical-Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
Jan. 15-21, 2017 Chandler Brennan
Hannah Sherfinski
Winter Break – International
International Medical
Nicaragua 
Jan. 8-21, 2017
Connor Gullstrand
Haley Nett
Spring Break
Affordable Housing-Christmas in Action
Spartanburg, SC
March 11-19, 2017
Mary Holz
Mikaela Wolf
Affordable Housing – Habitat for Humanity
Little Rock, Ark.
March 11-18, 2017
Caytie Joe Boknevitz
Lauren Adams
Urban Poverty-Detroit
Detroit, MI
TBD
Krystal Binversie
Sarah Parbs
Friends with Disabilities
Clinton, IA
March 11-18, 2017
Isabel Detienne
Danny Wilson
Children’s Medical-Iowa
Iowa City, IA
March 12-18, 2017
Lizzy Roy
Johnny Shepherd
Urban Education – Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wis. 
March 12-17, 2017
Meghan McGorey
Anna Shallue


*All dates above are tentative and subject to change.