InterCity Impact is a
weekend service trip offered from April 25-27, 2014 through the Student
Involvement and Employment Office and Diversity and College Access. There will
also be two mandatory pre-trip meetings.
What will we be doing?
Applications due with the $50 cost
Notification of application status
Two pre-trip meetings
InterCity Impact Trip
this trip, we will be working with youth facing poverty and homelessness. More
information about volunteer locations will be given as it comes.
How much does it cost?
The cost of InterCity Impact is $50.00. The trip cost covers
your transportation to and from Chicago, housing, most meals, transportation
within Chicago, and training and activities by SIEO.
trip cost does not cover a dinner, meals while traveling (such as lunch to or
from Chicago), souvenirs, medical insurance, and entertainment while in Chicago.
The group has the option of doing group fundraising which can offset the cost
of out-of-pocket meals.
How can I find out more information?
Please contact the SIEO Service Trip Coordinator, Alanna LeClair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-346-2260.
How do I sign up?
To sign up for InterCity Impact, please fill out the application
packet and turn it in along with a check of $50 (made out to UWSP) to the
Information and Tickets Office no later than March 3, 2014. Selection criteria
are outlined in the application packet.
A committee of students and staff will review the applications.
Participants will be notified by March 7th on whether or not they
have been selected.
If you are not selected to participate, your $50.00 will be
returned in full.
If you have questions about the selection process, please
contact the Service Trip Coordinator at email@example.com.
What is the purpose of the pre-trip meetings?
The purposes of the meetings are three-fold:
- Get to know the other participants before you spend a weekend together
- Explore the root causes of social issues
- Prepare for the service trip
If the group chooses to fundraise to offset out-of-pocket expenses (such as
dinners) the meetings will also be used to plan fundraisers.