Virginia 2018 Days 1&2

Good morning from Williamsburg! We’ve had a full two days of travel and going back in time to Colonial Williamsburg. Yesterday, we headed into the largest living museum in North America to learn more about life prior to and during the American Revolution. Students learned more the work of blacksmiths, apothecaries, textile workers, and more … More Virginia 2018 Days 1&2

Chicago Day 4

Y’all- what a big day! We had a group of students visit Wheaton College to see C.S. Lewis’s Library and wardrobe and to meet the President of the college. Our other group of students visited the beautiful Chicago Cultural Center and then both groups met up at the Art Institute. We did some mentor time … More Chicago Day 4

Chicago Day 3

We’ve had a full day here in Chicago! After some mentor time around the city this morning we walked to the Willis Tower to see the views of the city from the sky deck. From there, mentor groups ventured to magnificent mile to eat lunch- many sampled the local cuisine of Chicago deep dish pizza. … More Chicago Day 3

Chicago Day 2

We slept in this morning and woke to a great breakfast from our fabulous Hostel International home here in Chicago. We took a quick detour to the Lincoln statue on our way to the Field Museum where we learned more about natural history and anthropology. After we ate lunch, we took a quick walk to … More Chicago Day 2

Memphis 2017, Day 2 

It’s been a packed day here in the Volunteer State! We began our day with breakfast at camp and then drove into the city to the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel. There students walked through exhibits detailing the struggle for civil rights since 1865 and through present day.  After the museum, students … More Memphis 2017, Day 2 

Colorado 2017, Day 3

Good morning OLA family! Yesterday was a BIG day. We woke up to grab breakfast and break into pairs to learn more about our stories and get to know each other. For lunch, we headed into Old Colorado City to explore thrift shops, souvenirs, and also grab some ice cream!  After getting back from town, … More Colorado 2017, Day 3