VISION offers memorable, life-changing spring break service trips St. Thomas Newsroom February 7, 2008 VISION offers memorable, life-changing spring break service tripsLooking for a memorable experience over spring break? With it right around the corner, it is never too early to start planning.Volunteers In Service Internationally Or Nationally (VISION) offers not only a memorable experience but also a life-changing experience. VISION service-immersion trips provide students opportunities to be fully integrated into a community and culture different from their own, while connecting with other St. Thomas students in their group. Based on six components – spirituality, simplicity, cultural exchange, community, justice issues, and service – VISION offers students an experience to learn and reflect about their own lives and the lives of others.VISION will be going to seven sites during spring break:U.S. Virgin IslandsCranks Creek, Ky.Pence Springs, W.Va.San Luis Valley, Colo. White Earth Reservation, northern MinnesotaFort Belknap Reservation, Mont.Washington, D.C.To learn more about the program and specific sites, attend one of the remaining information sessions:Thursday, Feb. 7 – noon to 1 p.m., JRC 222Sunday, Feb. 10 – noon to 1 p.m., MHC 152Applications must be delivered between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Room 153, MHC – no earlier or later.For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the Center for Community Partnerships, Room 153, MHC. Applications can be found at VISION.