Alternative Spring Break – Honduras

Join us for our overseas Alternative Spring Break Trip to Honduras this year!

This year, Penn State Hillel and Rebuild-U are offering their second alternative break volunteer trip to Roatan, Honduras!

Check out last year’s trip!

Quick Facts:

  • Roatan is a beautiful island in the Caribbean that is a popular tourist destination
  • Roatan is well known for having the second largest coral reef in the world
  • Honduras is Central America’s second poorest country
  • Roatan, being an island off the coast of the country struggles to gain access to resources and because of this is even more underdeveloped than the mainland

Trip Basics:

  • Student Trip leader: Becca Lerman
  • Trip Staff: Hillel’s Director of Leadership Initiatives, Leah Chakoff, Springboard Fellow – Innovation Specialist, Emma Kaplan,  and Nationally Renowned  Motivational Speaker and Jewish Life Educator, Scott Fried
  • Trip dates: March 4-11 2016 (Penn State University Spring Break)
  • Cost per Participant: TBD  (cost to change depending on grant money raised by Hillel and indivuduals. Includes housing, 3 meals a day, flights, & on-the-ground transportation in Roatan)
  • Lodging: Splash Inn Dive Resort (West End Coxen Hole, Roatan, Honduras)
  • Meals: all meals are included in the cost of the program (dietary restrictions can be accommodated for)

Program Highlights:

  • Cool down from a hard day of community service on the beautiful beach
  • Interactions with locals who are able to tell their life stories
  • Midweek excursion to experience the culture of the beautiful island

Participant Requirements:

  • Passport
  • Must be capable and willing to perform  half day of hard manual labor and or other community needs such as painting projects
  • Must be willing to do individual fundraising
  • Provide a $250 deposit for trip upon acceptance

Click here to view a video of the project we will be working to continue: Stepping Up in Roatan

How do I get on this trip?

Students interested in attending this trip must fill out the application below!

Alternative Spring Break - Honduras

Contact Becca Lerman at with questions or concerns