Alternative Service Break

Serve Seaside: Environmental Protection in Charleston, S.C.

October 10 – 13, 2018

sea turtle swimming underwater Love to Volunteer?
Passionate about the environment?
Interested in learning more about the effects of pollution on marine life and the ecosystem in Charleston, S.C.?

Apply to participate in Durham Tech’s first out-of-state Alternative Service Break trip. Ten students will be selected to participate in this three-day experience to volunteer with Charleston Waterkeeper, Keep Charleston Beautiful, South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement Program, the Compost Rangers, and Charleston Surfrider. Service projects include composting at a local elementary school, making oyster bags, and clean-ups at a local beach, marsh, and park. The trip includes learning about environmental preservation efforts in Charleston, a visit to the SC Aquarium and Sea Turtle Hospital, cultural activities in Charleston, teambuilding, meals, transportation, and three nights’ lodging on James Island.

Applications are closed.

Need more information? Email Jes Dormady.

There is a $40 participation fee required. Participants who attend the trip and all required meetings have an opportunity to receive $20 back. In cases of financial difficulty please contact Jes Dormady.