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Make an Island Impact

Want to go on a Caribbean vacation, help others, & get service hours for your time?

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Become a part of Island Impact...

Our Newest Volun-teenism Program.

Developed by the Sandals Foundation, the non-profit arm of Sandals Resorts International, full-time students can earn community service hours by taking part in various volunteer activities while vacationing exclusively at Beaches Resorts. From participating in the Reading Road Trip to Packing for a Purpose® and from beach clean‐ups to helping local students' sharpen their computer skills, as an Island Impact team member, YOU can help make a positive difference in the local Caribbean communities of Jamaica and Turks & Caicos!
By participating in Island Impact, teens can earn up to 10 service hours* – 5 for Packing for a Purpose® and 5 for an Island Impact initiative – which can be applied to their school's community service requirement. Best of all, they'll get to meet other teens and get to know more about the local community they are visiting.

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Join the Sandals Foundation each Thursday for an Island Impact Volunteenism activity including Reading. Available exclusively to teens staying at Beaches Resorts and operated by Island Routes Caribbean Adventures, each week there are opportunities to become immersed in other cultures, work alongside local people to create positive change and leave behind a lasting impact on these communities.

To book, visit the Island Routes Desk on resort at any Beaches Resort or call Island Routes Caribbean Adventures at1-877-768-8370.

*Disclaimer: Island Impact local outreach excursions operate every Thursday and activities vary and are subject to change without notice. Reading Road Trip only operates when students are in school from September – June. All excursions operate based on capacity requirements and restrictions. If under the age of 18 years, a parental waiver must be signed. US$25 per person Excursion fees cover roundtrip transportation and material costs and are not refundable. To be eligible for community service hours, you must be a full–time student age 13+ and up to ten hours can be earned per week by participating in Pack for A Purpose with 5 lbs of needed supplies as well as participation in one outreach program. Community service hours are non–transferrable and not redeemable for cash. Other rules and restrictions may apply. Participants agree to use of any professional photography and/or videography for publicity purposes.

As Little as $98PP Reserves your room

Qualifying bookings will have the option to "hold the room" for only $98pp. If you select the "hold" option, the credit card used for the deposit will automatically be charged an additional $302 in 21 days. The total remaining balance of your vacation will automatically be charged 45 days prior to check-in date.