Learn, grow, and thrive as you positively impact communities

The YMCA is an organization built on the idea of volunteerism and service. There are dedicated service camps and trips for college students to make a positive impact and a difference.

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Conservation Weekend Camp
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Learn the importance of service learning, friendship, and teamwork with this 3-day, winter-break adventure on Oahu.
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Molokai Conservation Trip
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A week-long, spring-break, community service-learning program on Molokai to preserve Hawaiian culture.
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Philippines Service Trip
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An intensive 9- to 12-day community service-learning program in the Philippines during spring break to help improve the well-being of a community.
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Medical Mission Trip
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On the medical mission trip during spring break, participants supplement lessons from school with real-world experience. Students with a medical or nursing focus service neighboring islands—including the warm and loving people.
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Trip and Camp Code of Conduct
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The code of conduct—including travel code and agreements, is required for all service camps and trips.

What to expect

All participants are required to attend and actively participate in planning meetings and fundraising to help defray program trip costs.. Attendance for all meetings, trainings, and trip preparation are important and required unless excused by the Program Director.

All participants take a role in service activities and projects. Work assignments normally involve strenuous physical activity. Team members must be in good physical health. Conservation camp team members participate at their own risk.