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.

Apply to go on a TRIP

There are several ways to get involved with the TRIPS program. Most students start as participants and then, become trip leaders or staff.

Select a position for for more information:

  • Domestic participant (Closed) 
  • Trip leader (Closed)
  • TRIPS staff positions (closed)
  • International participant-The TRIPS Program will offer two International trips for Winter Break 2016.
International Poverty, St. Lucia, January 2017 (exact dates: TBD)

5 participants, 1 Trip Leader

Students will team up with the Good News Project family from Wausau on the island of St. Lucia. They will work together with participants of various ages and faiths. Projects consist of home construction, painting, craft work, music, medical care and visiting homes and prisons.

International Medical, Nicaragua, January 2017 (exact dates: TBD)

8 participants, 2 Trip Leaders

Students will travel on a medical brigade. They will work closely with local doctors and medical students in medical consultations and assist in a pharmacy under the direction of licensed pharmacists. Students will serve both urban and rural populations.  This trip has a healthcare focused but it is open to students of all majors and interests.  Spanish skills are a plus but not a necessity.

****Please note: Due to concerns about the Zika virus, one or both of these trips may be canceled and any fees paid will be reimbursed.  More information about the College’s statement on Zika can be found online.***