Service Immersion

Overview

CCE’s Immersion programs offer week-long trips in communities where students learn about social justice and environmental issues, and reflect on their experiences.

Spring Break Immersions (Mar 5th-12th)

During Spring break, students travel and focus on core themes of simplicity, community, spirituality, and Justice and learn alongside community partners.

Spring break immersions cost $350 and cover all travel and program costs including transportation, lodging, meals, and a donation to host organizations.

$150 Registration and deposit can be completed here for the upcoming Spring immersions.
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Registration is limited and is a first come first serve basis*
Two $100 instalments are due Dec 15th & Feb 1st following the deposit. 

Sites for 2021-2022

Sisters, OR Housing

Housing Security - Support a Habitat for Humanity home build while learning about issues-related to housing security and access.

Portland, OR Environmental & Racial Justice

Environmental & Racial Justice - Explore the intersection of environmental and racial justice and community efforts to address historic environmental harms impacting underrepresented communities.

Tacoma, WA Intellectual Disability Engagement

Inclusion & Solidarity - Serve at the L'Arche Farm & Garden while learning about the community's efforts to build spaces of inclusion and access for individuals with and without intellectual disabilities.

Walla Walla, WA Food Justice

Food Justice - Explore one community's approach to addressing food justice issues from increasing food access to advocating for the rights of agricultural workers in the region.

 

*due to covid-19 some sites may be altered*

Want more information about Spring Immersions? Click here to connect with us.

Winter Break Immersions 

Note: Applications are currently closed for the 2021-2022 Winter Immersions. Click here to be notified when the 2022-2023 applications open.

During Winter break, students explore the realities of immigration and border issues along the US-Mexico border and enter into dialogue with individuals impacted by immigration, community leaders, non-profits and government agencies. 

Winter break immersions cost $725 and cover all travel and program costs including transportation, lodging, meals, and a donation to host organizations and a one-way flight to Spokane from your assigned Immersion site at the end of the tripTo sign up for the Winter Break Immersion, students pay a $150 non-refundable deposit. 2021-2022 Winter Immersion fee waivers and financial assistance applications are currently closed. Click here to be notified when the 2022-2023 fee waivers and financial assistance applications open.

Sites for 2021-2022

  • Tucson, Arizona/Nogales, Arizona and Mexico
  • San Diego, California/Tijuana, Mexico
  • El Paso, Texas

*due to covid-19 some sites may be altered*

Want more information about Winter Immersions? Click here to connect with us. 

 

If you have any questions about Service Immersions, please contact Anthony Medina at medinaa@gonzaga.edu.