Skip to content Skip to main navigation Report an accessibility issue

Trip Descriptions

The VOLbreaks Program hosts trips over fall, winter, spring and summer break, as well as local trips that stay in the Knoxville area.

Fall VOLbreak: Thursday, October 4–Sunday, October 7, 2018.

Winter VOLbreak: Friday December 14-Wednesday December 19, 2018

Spring VOLbreak: Sunday, March 17–Saturday, March 23, 2019.

Summer VOLbreak: Wednesday May 8 – Wednesday May 15, 2019

Local VOLbreaks: April 5-7, 2019

Costs of VOLbreaks

The 2018-2019 baseline price, per participant is, $125 for fall trips and $250 for spring trips. The VOLbreaks program reserves the right to increase fees based on unforeseen trip expenses, but will make every effort to publicize this before accepting applications. Local trips cost $25 per person that covers all meals, housing, and transportation during the experience. Winter and Summer costs are TBD.

VOLbreaks Trip Descriptions

Below you will find access to service themes, trip leaders, and their contact information for the 2018-2019 VOLbreak trips.

CLICK HERE to see a list of the 2018-2019 ABLs and to access their contact information.

CLICK HERE to see detailed descriptions for our 2019 SPRING trips.

To keep the focus of the program on service rather than location, participants do not learn the location of their trip until they have committed to the trip and attended the first trip meeting. Previous destinations have included Asheville, North Carolina; Washington, DC; Charleston, South Carolina; New Orleans; Nashville; Chicago; and more.

“This was an unforgettable experience! It helped reassure me that UT was a good fit. It now feels more like a home after the way serving together helped us develop friendships” – Participant