Brockport Eagle Service Trips (BEST)

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Brockport Eagle Service Trips (BEST) is Brockport's alternative break program. During academic breaks (e.g. spring, fall, and winter), groups of students led by Brockport faculty and staff, serve with communities focusing on a specific social issue.


To provide affordable service immersion experiences focused on positively impacting and building partnerships with local, national, and international communities.


Active citizens committed to sustainable social change.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the ways in which the service projects are informed by community identified assets and needs in conjunction with community partner(s)
  2. Demonstrate their ability to reflect, engage in dialogue, and participate in other opportunities to process their learning and experience
  3. Discover their ability and commitment to working collaboratively with others to address community issues

Upcoming Trips

Urban Farming

Baltimore, Maryland | March 14 – 21
Total Cost = $250 (covers housing, meals, and transportation to and from Baltimore)

Volunteers will be serving with Farm Alliance of Baltimore to expand their communities' self-determination and power through connection, resource sharing, and collective advocacy. This trip will take place during spring break.

Application is due Friday, January 31.

Apply for the Baltimore BEST Experience

Past Trips

Winter Break 2020

Hurricane Relief | Houston Texas | Served with All Hands and Hearts

Fall Break 2019

Urban Poverty | Detroit, Michigan | Served with Cass Community Social Services

Spring Break 2019

Education Reform | Memphis, Tennessee | Served with Serve901

Winter Break 2019

Hurricane Relief | Rockport, Texas | Served with All Hands And Hearts

Last Updated 2/15/21