Fall BreakOuts 2015

During Fall Break, you can spend your time learning about a new part of the country or the City of Dayton, meeting new people, sharing about yourself and helping others. Fall BreakOuts are a great way to get off campus for a short time and do something that can truly enhance your college experience and your life.

Register for Fall BreakOut 2015!  Applications open now until trips are full. The UDSAP trip is currently full.

The cost of the trip covers transportation, lodging, and most food. Plan on bringing some spending money for snacks and other needs along the way. Some funds have been set aside for partial scholarships based on need (contact Mary Niebler for scholarship requests). Full payment for BreakOut trip is due September 18. If payment is not received by then, your space on the trip will be given to the next person on the waiting list.  Refunds will not be provided to anyone who drops out after September 18.

If you would like more information about any of the trips below, contact Mary Niebler. For the REAL Dayton, please contact Bro. Brandon Paluch, SM.

Buckhorn Children and Family Services

Buckhorn, KY

October 8-11, 2015

Cost: $100               

Established in 1903 in rural Kentucky, Buckhorn Children and Family Services seeks to meet the needs of children living in out of home settings.  They reach out to some of the area’s “toughest youth” by building a personalized program that works for each child, and sticking with the child throughout the treatment process.  Services provided include residential treatment, psychiatric residential treatment, treatment foster care and adoption, and family preservation/ reunification services.  Participants on this BreakOut will aid Buckhorn Children and Family Services with much needed upkeep of their residential cottages, such as painting, as well as learn about and interact with the children in the program. 

Register now 

Appalachia Immersion/UDSAP House

Salyersville, KY

October 8-11, 2015

Cost: $100               

In this rural Appalachian experience, UD students will get a glimpse into the UD Summer Appalachia Program (UDSAP) by visiting the local residents and learning of their rich culture, while building relationships. This small Appalachian community welcomes UD students each year and has a great willingness to share its culture. Kentucky BreakOut’ers will likely find some time to go hiking through the mountains too.

Register now to be placed on the waiting list. The trip is currently full.

Interfaith Experience

Cincinnati, OH

October 8-11, 2015

Cost: $150

Spend your Fall Break getting to know other UD students from differing faith background while learning and serving in the city of Cincinnati, OH. This BreakOut will explore various social justice and faith-based agencies in the Cincinnati area. Students will reflect as a group and share in how their own faith leads them to serve others.

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The REAL Dayton: Reaching, Enriching, Acting, Learning!

Dayton, OH

October 7-10, 2015

Cost: $50.00

The REAL Dayton is a 3.5 day experience during Fall Break that involves Reaching out, Enriching yourself, Acting for others, and Learning about Dayton. Get to know your Dayton neighbors; serve at local non-profits; learn about Dayton's gifts, challenges, cultural gems and passionate citizens; all while building relationships with your fellow UD students. Pray, reflect, and discover what Dayton has to offer! The REAL Dayton begins with dinner at Holy Angels on Wednesday, October 7 and ends with dinner off campus on Saturday, October 10. Thursday and Friday nights, participants spend the night off campus, so should bring a sleeping bag, sleeping pad/mat and pillow. Immerse yourself in the rich life of the REAL Dayton. For questions, contact Bro. Brandon Paluch, SM.

Register now

Contact Us

Campus Ministry's Center for Social Concern

Liberty Hall 107 
300 College Park Ave. 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0408