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Alternative Spring Break Haiti opportunities to spend a week in Haiti while participating in socially responsible projects with other students while still having a little fun on the side.

Alternative Spring Break Haiti opportunities to spend a week in Haiti while participating in socially responsible projects with other students while still having a little fun on the side.
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  • © ASBH 2008-09 Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Alternative Spring Break Haiti .
  • © ASBH 2008-09 What do think of when you hear someone say “ let’s go on spring break ? “ Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Hitting the beach in Daytona Beach, Panama City, Cancun, Mexico or Kingston, Jamaica? Or snowboarding down the slopes in Colorado, Vermont or New Hampshire? Drinking yourself into a stupor or participating in risqué behaviors…? Fortunately for other more mature and responsible students, spring break means something totally different: social activism with some fun on the side! YES, it its true and it can be done thanks to a new program called:
  • © ASBH 2008-09 Getting “there from here” is somewhat of a challenge, but what is life without challenges? Besides, you’re college students! Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Flying to Miami or Fort Lauderdale or from JFK can be accomplished using a number of different airlines…and this portion of your alternative spring break adventure will be the lion’s share of your expenses…this is because everything else will be very reasonably priced! If you fly from JFK it’s a 3hr 15 min direct flight…and if you go through South Florida, it’s only a hop-skip-and-a-jump to Port-au-Prince, just about one hour away…for example: AMERICAN AIRLINES flight #1291 MIA Miami Mar 16, 2009 10:10 AM PAP Port-au-Prince 11:10 AM
  • Your trip to Haiti…
    • Air Canada
    • Air Tran
    • America West
    • American
    • Continental
    • Delta
    • Frontier
    • JetBlue
    • Northwest
    • Southwest
    • United
    • US Airways
    • Bus, Train or Automobile…
    © ASBH 2008-09 American Airlines From your school or hometown take… Alternative Spring Break Haiti . To Miami/Fort Lauderdale/ New York JFK Arrive Port-au-Prince International Airport Met by Driver and Tour Guide City Tour of Port-au-Prince including lunch Drive to Lodging location…and much more…
  • Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Canada JFK` PAP MIA/FLL Air Canada Air Tran America West American Continental Delta Frontier JetBlue Northwest Southwest United US Airways American Airlines 1:00 hour flight MIA-PAP 3:15 JFK-PAP
  • © ASBH 2008-09 Clean up a mountain trail Paint an orphanage Harvest some crops Repair a church Build an outhouse Plant some trees Install a Solar oven Volunteer at a clinic or hospital Study a Hydro Electric dam Teach English for a week Document wild life species Teach First Aid Attend a lecture in French Deliver school supplies “ Social Activities” students can participate in while having a great time… Live on $1 for 1 day Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Bring the Internet to a village Help dig a well
  • © ASBH 2008-09 Activities and Guided Tours that maybe available to Students… Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Macaya National Forest Mountain Climbing Pic La Selle to 8770 ft Witness the Independence Movement North West Desert Walkabout Dive on Christopher Columbus Ship Wreck Black Sand Beaches Four Wheeling Zanglais to Les Anglais Les Plagues La Gonave Picnic with locals Le Club Caraibe Golf and Tennis Visitez Les Flibustiers Turtle Bay Excursion Peligre Hydro Electric Dam Tour Saut d’Eau Le Cap Francais Citadel La Ferrier Palais Sans Souci The True Royal Caribbean L’Acul Bay Poetic Journey La Navase Boating Excursion Sea Salt Flats Sea Salt Flats Excursion Jacmel Jingerbread Homes Tour Tour Open Air Markets Albert Swietzer Medical Center Chinese Rice Bowl Picnic Beach Volleyball City Tour of Port-au-Prince
  • © ASBH 2008-09 Mais Gate International Airport Open Air Market La Trompeuse (Fishermen Island) Cocoye Anglade Citadel La Ferrier Palais Sans Souci Peligre Hydro Electric Dam Tour North West Desert Survivor Columbus Ship Wreck Dive Poetic Journey Black Sand Beaches La Navase Boat Excursion Le Club Caraibe Turtle Bay Excursion Le Cap Francais Saut d’Eau Citadel La Ferrier Palais Sans Souci Peligre Hydro Electric Dam Tour North West Desert Survivor Christopher Columbus Ship Wreck Dive The Royal Caribbean L’Acul Bay Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Putting it all together… Deliver school supplies Live on $1 for 1 day Macaya National Park Mountain Climbing Pic La Selle 8770 ft L’Independence Zanglais to Les Anglais Golf and Tennis La Gonave Picnic with locals Les Plagues Visitez Les Flibustiers Jingerbread Home Tour Mountain Climbing Pic La Selle 8770 ft L’Independence Poetic Journey Black Sand Beaches Albert Swietzer Medical Center Sea Salt Flats Tour Open Air Markets Rice Bowl Trip Beach Volleyball Clean up A mountain trail Paint an orphanage Harvest some crops Repair a church Build an outhouse Plant some trees Install a Solar oven Volunteer at a hospital Study an Electric dam Teach school for 5 days Document wild life species Teach First Aid Participate In a lecture series
  • © ASBH 2008-09 Apply to Alternative Spring Break Haiti to become a “ campus recruiter” Check-in with ASBH representative in Miami/Fort Lauderdale or New York At your school or hometown A lternative S pring B reak H aiti . Miami/Fort Lauderdale New York Port-au-Prince and the rest of Haiti Fly to Port-au-Prince. This is where you come in… Submit proposed dates for your specific group’s trip (Mon-Sat) along with any special requests/interests. Sign up students or interested individuals in accordance with your contract. Make group airline reservations to PAP via MIA/FLL/JFK Receive official authorization to recruit Met by Driver and Tour Guide. City Tour of Port-au-Prince and lunch. Drive to Lodging location. Continue with weekly program. Fly back to Miami/ Fort Lauderdale/ New York.
  • © ASBH 2008-09 What is all this going to cost me?… --sign-up 9 or more students and your lodging and meals in Haiti are free! --sign-up 5 and you pay half the cost…or $125 As a campus recruiter… Alternative Spring Break Haiti . 5 nights lodging at $30/night pp = $150 for the entire week! Airfare cost… * Cost for each person’s round trip airfare = TBD (based on where you are flying from?) Example: AA – JFK-PAP-JFK 16 Mar 09 / 21 Mar 09 = $421.40 Lodging cost… Meals cost… Breakfast - $5 x 5 = $25 Lunch - $5 x 5 = $25 Dinner - $10 x 5 = $50 Total for all meals = $100 for the entire week! (Transportation to and from airport – all included ) Each student pays $250 total in advance…plus tips & gratuities in Haiti as desired Special excursion(s) cost… TBD Such as snorkeling, Macaya National Park, boat rides, etc maybe scheduled based on local charges and transportation costs…
  • Example of what’s available from AA: JFK-PAP* © ASBH 2008-09 … as a “Campus Recruiter” you of course will need to Inform ASBH of the desired dates (Monday to Saturday) for your group and assist them with making their airline reservations… Alternative Spring Break Haiti . *From Internet inquiry on 21 Dec 08 Prices subject to change
  • © ASBH 2008-09 Monday - A.M. Depart Miami/Ft Lauderdale/New York JFK - (*everyone in the group on the same flight) Arrive Port-au-Prince – Time TBD Met by Driver and Tour Guide. City Tour of Port-au-Prince (including lunch) and later drive to lodging location near Aquin… Tuesday - A.M. “Social activity” - P.M. Beach excursion Wednesday - A.M. “Social activity” - P.M. Local cultural trip Thursday - A.M. “Social activity” - P.M. Mountain hike Friday - A.M. “Social activity” - P.M. Farewell party Saturday A.M. - Drive to P-au-P and fly back to Miami/Fort Lauderdale/New York and onward to your final destination.... Note: Additional details provided at time of booking based on particular group’s interests… What is a typical itinerary?… Alternative Spring Break Haiti .
  • © ASBH 2008-09 Available dates in 2009 Feb 16 – 21 “ 23 – 28 Mar 2 – 7 “ 9 – 14 “ 16 – 21 “ 23 – 28 “ 30 – Apr 4 Apr 6 – 11 “ 13 – 18 “ 20 – 25 “ 27 – May 2 Week #1 Week #2 Week #3 Week #4 Week #5 Week #6 Week #7 Week #8 Week #9 Week #10 Week #11 Alternative Spring Break Haiti .
  • © ASBH 2008-09 Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Alternative Spring Break Haiti . Alternative Spring Break Haiti . What are you waiting for…Let’s go!