So you liked sleeping on the floor, working in the hot sun, and taking cold showers?
Well then, welcome back!

Registration

Registration for ASP 2023 will begin in January or February.

 



Orientations

All ASP volunteers are required to attend and participate in all of our pre-trip orientations.

To satisfy the orientation requirement, volunteers must attend all four orientation programs to learn about the Appalachian culture and local poverty as well as the “Three S’s” – safety, sensitivity and stewardship.  Each of the first three sessions will be offered twice – you only need to attend one.  The final orientation will only be offered once.  At this time, orientations are scheduled to be in-person.   


Wheelchair Ramp Building

All ASP participants are required to participate in a wheelchair ramp building session. This 5 hour session is designed to imitate a standard workday on the ASP trip. Participants will be assigned a work crew based on experience and will assist in the assembly of several segments of a wheelchair ramp. Click “read more” to get additional information and sign up.

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Car Washes

ASP participants are required to work a car washes prior to the trip. Car washes are held on Saturdays in the front driveway of Jesse Lee, with two shifts: 10:30 AM – 1:45 PM, and 1:30 PM – 4:45 PM. Click “read more” to get additional information and sign up.

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Stock Sales

Everyone participating in ASP is expected to sell 25 shares of $10 “ASP Stock.”

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Packing & Departing FOR APPALACHIA

The success of the ASP trip is highly dependent on proper preparation, and that is true for packing. Every participant should download the packing list and follow the instructions carefully.

We will pack the vans on Friday evening at 6:30 PM. We will gather for departure at 7:30 AM on Saturday. Be sure to bring a lunch.

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