It was with a heavy heart that we made the decision to cancel Bear Breaks Immersion Trips for Spring Break 2020. COVID-19 put a wrench in our plans, but the health and safety of our student participants, as well as our community partners across the country, is always a top priority. Training and Education in 2019-2020 The following trips were planned and ready for Spring … [Read more...] about Bear Breaks’ Pursuit of Active Citizenship Continues in 2020-21
The Bear Breaks team, including Advisors, Executive Board members, Trip Leaders, and participants were honored to receive three STAR Awards during the 2020 Student Talent and Recognition ceremony in April. These awards include: Public Affairs Commitment Award Outstanding Service/Volunteer Program of the Year Award Distinguished … [Read more...] about Bear Breaks Immersion Programs recognized for commitment to Public Affairs
Hello all! I’m super excited to be a leader for the Spring Break Chicago trip. I've always wanted to visit Chicago. There's the Bean, deep-dish pizza, 360 Observation Deck, and Crime Tours just to name a few things. One of the things I'm most curious about though is how similar or different the social issue is for this immersion trip compared to the other two trips I've … [Read more...] about Same, but Different
Written by: Cherie Miller Where do you plan on spending your Spring Break? Do you have a city that you want to see more than another? Maybe one that has always had an allure more than most? For me, that city is New Orleans, Louisiana. It goes by many names; NOLA, The Big Easy, The Birthplace of Jazz, and The City that Care Forgot. Thanks to Bear Breaks, I have the … [Read more...] about Spring Break, Here We Come!
Written by: Rebekah Davis This spring break will be my very first time on a bear breaks trip. I decided to jump headfirst into bear breaks by not just going on an immersion trip but leading one! I will be co-leading the Asheville, NC trip this year and I can’t wait for all of the exciting experiences we are going to have. This year we decided to focus in on what parts make up … [Read more...] about We’re Coming for Ya, Asheville!