• Hamilton students kept busy during spring break, exploring their passions at places far and near. Eighteen seniors traveled to Nepal to trek the Himalayas; the College Choir toured Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, and West Virginia, where they performed with other college singers; Alternate Spring Break groups did volunteer work in Kentucky, Delaware, North Carolina, and Syracuse, N.Y. Athletic teams competed in the NCCAs and during trips to Florida, and the Curling team made it to nationals.

  • Hamilton College’s Alternative Break (AXB) service trips returned this year for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic, with three student groups spending their time away from campus helping communities in North Carolina, Ohio, and Delaware.

  • It isn’t all play and no work for Hamilton College students during their spring break, March 15 to 31. From Alternative Break volunteer service trips in Baltimore and South Carolina to a trek over the Himalayas in Nepal, Hamilton students are pursuing their academic, charitable, and athletic interests all over the globe.

  • Five students spent the Fall Break AXB volunteering at Pathfinder Village, a residential community for individuals with Down syndrome and developmental disabilities in Edmeston, N.Y.

  • More than 50 Hamilton students are forgoing warm beaches and powdery slopes to lend a hand to others through the 25th annual Alternative Spring Break (ASB). ASB is a volunteer venture that consists of five different community service trips this year.

  • Students travel to Florida to join long-term disaster relief efforts for those still struggling after Hurricane Irma.

  • Aidan Costello ’20 took home the title and Alternative Spring Break (ASB) got the proceeds in the annual FebFest Mr. Hamilton competition. ASB received $470 to use for upcoming week-long service trips to non-profit organizations.

  • Over winter break, Hamilton College’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program sent seven students to Baton Rouge, La., as ASB’s first ever winter break trip. The students went to help local residents recover from the disastrous flash flood this past August.

  • The first week of Hamilton’s spring break is over and the first five Alternative Spring Break trips have returned. A new trip this year went to Philadelphia where students worked with the Urban Tree Connection and with the Nationalities Service Center.


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