Break Away Global Service (B.A.G.S.)

Thank you to those who voted for this year's location:

The 2018 Trip will be to San Ignacio, Belize

 Get your BAGS 2018 Application HERE! (.pdf)

 

What is BAGS?

B.A.G.S. is a unique alternative spring break program  BAGS consists of a service trip that is unique to Eleanor Roosevelt College.  The trip consists of  a ERC students have the opportunity to participate in each year.  Each program includes a 2-unit seminar held during Winter Quarter followed by a week-long service project during Spring Break.  You get to earn course credit while also serving others. Previous trips have gone to the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Turkey, and Puerto Rico! You too, can become a globally-minded citizen through the B.A.G.S experience!

How can I participate?

During Fall Quarter make sure you are looking out for Informational Emails, and Facebook Posts.  There is usually one informational session that is also held for you to meet with the program coordinator - the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Pedro Scotto.  Applications are now available and due October 13th by 4:00pm. If you have questions about the program you can always email ercstudentlife@ucsd.edu and ask for more information.

Information about our 2018 Program:

The 2018 BAGS trip will take place in the San Ignacio, Belize.  This year’s on-site projects will focus on one or more of the following focus areas: Public Health, Youth Development, and Safe Living Conditions.  The 2-unit seminar will take place during Winter Quarter 2018 and will focus on the region's culture and history so that you have a better understanding of the area and the reason for your service there.

What to do to Participate:

  • Complete an Application (found above and sent to your UCSD E-Mail; paper copies also available in the Student Affairs Office)
  • Turn in Application by October 13th, 2017 by 4:00pm in the ERC Student Affairs Office (3rd Floor of the ERC Admin Building)
  • Be able to enroll in the 2-unit seminar which will take place during Winter Quarter 2018
  • Have a current and valid passport - must not expire before the service trip.
  • **Understanding or knowledge of the Spanish Language is not a requirement for this program

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