InterCity Impact

 
November 6-8, 2015: Milwaukee, WI
 

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Applications Due October 7th to University Information and Tickets with a $25 trip deposit.

 

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 6 through Sunday November 8. During this time students will be travelling to Milwaukee, WI. 
 

What will we be doing?  

During the weekend, students will be working with Milwaukee Rescue Misson, the Milwaukee Women's Center and the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukkee on projects surronding the welfare of women and children.  

How much does it cost?  

The cost of InterCity Impact is $25. 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, Bitty O'Leary.

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, Bitty O'Leary, 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 $25 to the University Information and Tickets Desk (DUC) no later than October 7, 2015. Selection criteria are outlined in the application packet. 

A committee of students and staff will review the applications. Participants will be notified by October 16 on whether or not they have been selected. 

If you are not selected to participate, your $25 will be returned in full. 

Students who choose to withdraw from the trip after being accepted may be asked to pay the full cost of the trip. See application for more information.

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.