Miner Challenge Alternative Break Program

What is Miner Challenge?

Miner Challenge is Missouri S&T's Alternative Break Program. Every year, students engage in immersive volunteer experiences across the U.S. over Spring Break.  Participants bond wiht a small team while they develop leadership skills, gain awareness of social issues, and work to improve communities.

Announcing our 2018-19 Experiences!

We are very excited to announce our 2018-19 Spring Break experiences!  Click Here  for more details on each trip!

Indigenous Nations: Fostering reservation wellbeing & supporting native identity

Tuba City, AZ | March 23-30, 2019 | Flying | $500

Homeless Veterans: Supporting the men & women who served us

Colorado Springs, CO | March 23-30, 2019 | Driving | $300

Wildlife Conservation: Implementing solutions to protect the diversity of our planet

New Orleans, LA | March 23-30, 2019 | Driving | $300

Education & the Arts: Investigating the effects of education cutbacks in rural America

Charleston, WV | March 23-30, 2019 | Driving | $300

Hunger & Homelessness: Combatting food insecurity to improve quality of life

Conway, AR| March 24-28, 2019 | Driving | $200




The 2018 team that traveled to Lynchburg, VA to work with Hunger and Sustainable Food Systems in a Food Desert