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Spring Break 2011
Spring Break 2011 sent students out to Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Immokalee, Key Largo, Northern Ireland, New Orleans, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Peru, Puerto Rico, St. John and Venezuela.
Jump straight to the 2011 photos on Flickr right here.
Costa Rica - Co-sponsored by the surf club, students helped out at a preserve on the coast followed by some surfing.
Dominican Republic - This group assisted at an orphanage in the exotic Dominican Republic.
Ecuador Jungle - This group worked with an indigenous group in a section of the Amazonian jungle.
Ecuador Mountains - This group did service at an organic farm and nature preserve.
Hanging Rock - Students volunteered and spent time hiking the beautiful Appalachian Trail.
Honduras - Students traveled to volunteer at agencies that are assisting children in beautiful La Ceiba.
Immokalee, FL - This group worked with migrant workers and for migrant worker's rights here in Florida.
Key Largo - Students, along with the campus "Scuby Jew" group did coral restoration in one of the most beautiful parts of our own state.
New Orleans - The Big Easy still struggles post-Katrina, this group worked in the city's Lower 9th Ward.
New York City - Dean Annarelli lead this group to explore issues of urban poverty and help out low-income people in this most amazing city.
Nicaragua - Students volunteered to fight poverty in both the city of Managua and also for a few days in a rural area.
Northern Ireland - This team worked with groups seeking reconciliation following a period of conflict known as "The Troubles"
North Carolina - Students did work on a sustainable organic farm seeking to serve the environment and local community.
Peru - This group worked with schoolchildren in a low-income area on the outskirts of Lima.
Puerto Rico - This group worked with an amazing environmental/sustainability organization in the jungle.
St. John, US Virgin Islands - This team volunteered at a prestigious and difficult-to-access preserve and scientific research center.
Venezuela - Students helped out at a camp that seeks to rehabilitate children who live on the streets of Venezuela's largest cities.