Alternative Break

2019 Alternative Break Scholarship

The American Hiking Society Alternative Break Scholarship offers your school group the unique opportunity to participate in a 2019 Alternative Break. If selected, your group would participate in a profound week-long service trip that not only provides critical conservation work to a park in need, but provides your group with leadership training, team building opportunities,…

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Getting Into the Outdoors by Getting Out of Their Comfort Zone

This spring, as many were packing bags for a week of partying at the beach, more than 130 college students were packing their bags for a different kind of vacation – an Alternative Break.  In response to the growing interest in altruist alternatives to the traditional spring break, American Hiking’s Alternative Break Program offers college…

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Fundraise for Trails = Earn Sweet Gear!

Do you want to make an even bigger impact on trails beyond participating in an Alternative Break?  Do you have friends and family that want to support your volunteer efforts but don’t know the best way?  Do you want to earn some sweet outdoor SWAG to use on future adventures?! We are providing our dedicated college trail stewards…

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Summer of Service

With rising temperatures, leaves in full green splendor, and built up energy from a winter spent indoors, summer is an amazing time to get outdoors and enjoy the trail.  While your first idea might be to head to the beach or relax around the neighborhood pool, we encourage you to consider spending time this summer doing…

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