The Windy City! – US Explorer

Our first full day in Chicago was action packed. In the morning we headed over to the Museum of Science and Industry to check out some cool exhibits. Jacob and Matt B. enjoyed the life size submarine exhibit and Erika got to see what it feels like to be in a tornado. From there, we […]

Bonding in Boston! – Boston/Washington Community Service

An update from Boston/Washington Community Service: Dear Parents, We’re just two days into our Boston adventure, but that’s all it took for our group to bond together and take Boston by storm. The whole team met up for the first time at the Boston University residence. We had an orientation, along with some Boston trivia. […]

Magical Mountains of British Columbia!

Dear ‘Magic’ Families, The staff of Canadian Mountain Magic could not contain their excitement as the trip members trickled into theVancouver airport on the morning of June 30th. The anticipation only grew as the final piece of luggage was piled into our vehicles and our team was complete – our adventure was about to begin!  […]

The Fun Has Begun! – Californian Extravaganza

An update from the Californian Extravaganza! Day 1 None of us can believe the day is finally here, but we are so happy that our trip has begun. After meeting our 57 new best friends and our awesome bus driver RC at the Denver airport, we kicked off our trip with fun games, songs, and […]

Blue Skies, A Local Celebrity & Community Service – California Community Service

Welcome to California! The 10-day community service trip invites you into our family to take a peek at what we have been up to. The trip started with all the icebreakers at the LAX airport but anyone in our family would say that watching Alex and Jonathan’s celebration dances after bowling strike after strike was when […]

Skiing and Mountain Biking on Mt. Hood – American Voyageur

Greetings AmVoy #2 Parents, Another day has come and gone, always more exciting than the last. On our way from Seattle to Oregon we traveled through the state capital of Washington, Olympia. This quaint little town had quite a farmer’s market! Sam H. and Jamie found delicious snow peas and were quite satisfied. Jeremy enjoyed […]

Greetings from Switzerland – ON TOUR European Experience

Our westcoast family left the beautiful city of Paris to head to Annecy. We stopped for a wine tasting at a 1,000 year old vineyard. Adam S, Justin, and Emily emerged as sophisticated wine tasters. Upon returning to the bus, a game of speed dating began in which trip members spent a minute with each member of […]

Dance Off in Whistler! – American Voyageur

Greetings AmVoy #2 Parents! Day 12 started with a breakfast at Starbucks and Tim Hortons before we hit the road to Whistler. The ride included our morning mix, our daily Real Men of Genius commercials, 18 Wheels on a Big Rig, and some other classic sing-alongs. On the way, we stopped in Hope, British Columbia. […]