Welcome to Miner Challenge

Miner Challenge is Missouri S&T's Alternative Spring Break program! The Miner Challenge experience is designed to allow participants to gain exposure to new experiences, develop leadership skills, and gain awareness concerning social issues and the importance of social responsibility and civic engagement with regard to cultivating and sustaining a positive, productive society.  Additionally, participants engage in processes that foster healthy individual and team development.


2016-17 UPDATES

  • The two student Miner Challenge Mentors and Program Administrator have chosen 6 great Trip Leaders for our 2016-17 program!  Congrats to:
    • Andrew Embrey
    • Elizabeth Oberley
    • Katie Mazanec
    • Loya VanOrder
    • Mikaela Mockenhaupt
    • Sven Olberg
  • The Trip Leaders are diligently working on researching the social issues, community partners, and locations for this coming year's trips!  Announcements will be made at the start of the fall semester!

Participant Applications for the 2016-17 Miner Challenge Alternative Break Program will open on Monday, September 12th!  International applications will close on Monday, September 26th, and Domestic applications will close on Monday, October 10th.  Keep an eye out!


If you are interested in finding out more about Miner Challenge please explore our website, or contact one of our Miner Challenge Mentors:

Jonathan Colgan- jec2p7@mst.edu

Nathan Compton- ntct3b@mst.edu

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