Spring Break Domestic Programs: Special Interest

Youth Outreach

Work alongside Murphy-Harpst, an independent not-for-profit organization committed to meeting the needs of abused and neglected young people through residential treatment, placements in specialized foster care, and community programs that serve at-risk youth and their families. They're committed to servicing all children regardless of sex, race, color, or creed, and whose needs can be addressed and treated within the scope of program services.

Peer Leaders: David French & Elizabeth Jeffries

Murphy Harpst

 

Outdoor Opportunities

Learn and serve at Camp Evergreen, a non-profit, family camp that provides deserving children with a wilderness camp experience in the great outdoors. Actively participate in indirect service in hopes to create a better environment for children, teens, and camp staff. If you like summer camp, this program is for you!

Peer Leaders: Meredith Maiken (She/Her/Hers) & Meagan Plowman (She/Her/Hers)

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Protecting Our Peaks

Come to the beautiful mountains and learn about coal, coal mining, and the history of Appalachia! Participate in service by planting trees on an old strip mine and helping low-income Appalachian weatherize their homes Get ready to learn more about economic development in efforts to improve rural communities. Look forward to hiking, friendly dogs, old-time mountain music, documentary films, and beautiful mountainous views!

Peer Leaders: Kaitlyn Sorenson & Jana Bowman (She/Her/Hers)

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Contact Us

Rm. 134, Plemmons Student Union
263 Locust Street
Boone, NC 28608
Fax: (828) 262-8078

Summer Wisdom
Assistant Director
wisdomss@appstate.edu

Zack Beasley
Graduate Assistant
beasleyze@appstate.edu