InterCity Impact

 
November 14-16, 2014: Milwaukee, WI

InterCity Impact Milwaukee Application

Applications Due October 3rd

InterCity Impact is a weekend service trip offered fall and spring semester through the Student Involvement and Employment Office and Diversity and College Access. There will also be two mandatory pre-trip meetings.

Fall Intercity Impact will take place Friday, November 14 through Sunday November 16, During this time we will be travelling to Milwaukee, WI. 

What will we be doing? 

Details about where we will be volunteering will be posted at a later date. We can tell you that we will be working to end hunger in the Milwaukee area. 

How much does it cost? 

The cost of InterCity Impact is $15. InterCity Impact is funded by a partnership with Diversity and College Access. The fee will be used to reserve your spot on the trip and be contributed to the service trip scholarship fund which allows us to continue to offer affordable trips to all students. If you are interested in participating but are unable to afford the trip fee, please contact the Service Trip Leader, Alanna LeClair.

The trip includes your transportation to and from Milwaukee, housing, most meals, transportation within Milwaukee, and training and activites lead by the Student Involvement and Employment Office.

The trip cost does not include some meals, meals while traveling, souvenirs, medical insurance, and entertainment.  

How can I find out more information?

Please contact the SIEO Service Trip Coordinator, Alanna LeClair, at sieotrip@uwsp.edu 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 (made out to UWSP) or cash of $15 to the Information and Tickets Office no later than October 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 October 10 on whether or not they have been selected. 

If you are not selected to participate, your $15 will be returned in full. 

If you have questions about the selection process, please contact the Service Trip Coordinator at sieotrip@uwsp.edu. 

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
​It is important to have all members of the group attend these meetings, if you can not attend due to a conflict with your class schedule please let your Service Trip Leader know ASAP. 

The pre-trip meetings will take place on
Wednesday October 22 at 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday November 12 at 4:00 p.m.