Benefits of Going on an Alternative Break Trip

Every winter, spring, and summer, college students from around the country participate in Alternative Break programs.  While their peers may be heading to a favorite destination for some relaxation on the beach, many students choose to travel outside their community and participate in weeklong service activities.  Choosing to go on an alternative break benefits students in many different ways; here are some! Stepping outside your comfort zone- Getting outside of…

What to Bring on Your Service Trip

Are you unsure what to bring with you on your service trip to New Orleans?  This RHINO checklist is here to help!  Whether you are an adult group, college alternative break group, or on a youth mission trip, here is a guide to help! Suggested Personal Items: □ Prescription and over-the-counter drugs □ Contacts/ eyeglasses (spares) □ Special First-Aid needs (we have a generic kit!) □ Appropriate health and personal…

College Alternative Break Offerings

Considering planning a trip to New Orleans for your alternative college break? Look no further! RHINO is here to help you plan all the details! Whether you’re looking for a trip focused around a specific social justice issue or are just looking to serve in the city, we’d love to work with you! New Orleans is an amazing city for college students to learn about many issues that our country…

Camp RHINO is enrolling for Summer 2019

Contact RHINO Director Tim Shipkin at rhino@scapc.org or 504-897-0101 x111 for further questions. What’s so special about camp RHINO? Camp RHINO is a work hard, play hard week of serving God in the Crescent City! Campers and their leaders will have the opportunity to experience a week of intense urban mission and the unique culture of New Orleans. During the day, leaders and campers work at Camp RHINO community partner…

RHINO in the News

Camp RHINO was featured on ViaNolaVie. “It’s not your usual summer camp. For the 50-plus young volunteers from across the country attending last week’s session of Camp RHINO, the only athletic program involved stooping to weed crops at the Edible School Yard, and the nearest thing to arts and crafts consisted of painting walls at Eden House. In between they stocked food bank shelves and worked with mentally challenged adults. Today,…