Center for Student Missions- Detroit, MI

Center for Student Missions- Detroit, Michigan

January 3rd-9th, 2016


Description Here

 What to Expect:

  • Cost: Each ABE trip costs $375. 
  • Travel: The group will drive in a minibus to Detroit. The drive will take one day.
  • Lodging: The group will either stay at the Center for Student Missions housing site in Detroit in bunk beds.
  • Food: Break fast is cereal, lunch usually is sandwiches, chips, and a drink, and each night for dinner the group gets to experience a different ethnic resturant around Detroit.
  • Work: The group works at a variety of external sites throughout the week which may include: Earthworks Urban Farm: urban gardens education, Detroit Rescue Mission: preparing food and cleaning the facilties, Mercy Team: hand out lunches and pray at a downtown park, and many other sites and opportunities.
  • Extra Fun: This group gets the opportunity to receive a tour of the city and explore many of the unique attributes of this city rooted in deep history of music and cars.
  • Focus: Social Justice, homlessness, and poverty.

Interested in applying to co-lead or participate on the Detroit trip?  Apply here to co-lead or here to participate! 

Please note: $100 due with acceptance of a position!

Any questions about this trip can be directed to Alternative Break Experiences at

ABE Winter Trips

 Special Points of Interest:

  • Culture
  • Urban Experience
  • Community
  • Homelessness

From Past Participants:

"ABE will change your life if you open your heart and mind to the experiences you have.  Step outside your comfort zone and be vulnerable.  You will learn so much about the world and yourself"

-2014 Participant