Students are visiting Rothenburg and Munich, Germany, Salzburg, and Vienna, Austria. They are immersed in the history, culture, and music of these great cities. Students are visiting historically and culturally significant sites such as the Dachau Concentration camp, Mozart's birthplace, and Schonbrunn palace in Vienna. Click on Read More to view full blog postings.
Students on this travel interim are seeing and studying some of the greatest biodiversity in the world. Toucans and suspension bridges, poison dart frogs and zip lines, sloths and an active volcano, a dry forest and a look at the Pacific Ocean; all these are part of Costa Rica. The students explore the rainforest, dry forest and volcanic regions to learn about how the ecology of these regions work, how humans interact with these regions, and how we can learn to reflect on what we observe. Click on Read More to read the full blog postings.
This romp through the Big Apple includes tours of 8 major museums and 3-4 gallery districts plus visits to artists in their studios. Students will enjoy a little time for sight-seeing/shopping and hitting Broadway. Click on Read More to read the blogs in full.
Students are working as partners with a local Habitat for Humanity affiliate in their efforts to make affordable housing available to all. They are spending the majority of our time participating in the construction and/or renovation of houses in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Click Read More to read the full blog posting.
Students are discovering sunny Spain and walk through its ancient cities and vibrant metropolitan areas. They are getting a first hand experience with a brief survey of art, culture, language and history of Spain. Click on Read More to read the full blog posts.
Many scholars of popular culture consider The Beatles to be a significant social force of the 20th century. The students are travelling to London and Liverpool to study the history and social impact of the Beatles. In London they will go to all of the major Beatles’ sights and visit places of interest like Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, and Windsor Castle. They will also stop for short visits to Oxford University, and Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare’s home). In Liverpool, they will visit all of the Beatles’ childhood homes, places that inspired songs like Strawberry Fields Forever and Penny Lane, places where the Beatles performed before they were famous, and a museum called The Beatles Story. Click Read More to read full blog posts.
Students on this travel interim will have an opportunity to partner with Mission of Hope to serve at Haitian schools and orphanages and also participate in some construction projects. Click Read More to read the full blog posts.
Students are visiting the Caribbean Christian Center for the Deaf in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Mornings are spent working on the CCCD facilities and afternoons will be spent in the classrooms. The students have an opportunity to explore a bit of the island by taking the children on a field trip as well as spending a day in Ocho Rios climbing Dunns River Falls and shopping in the straw market and spending our last night on the island at an all-inclusive resort. Click Read More to read the full blog posts.
The focus of this course is founded on the Christian call to service. Students will minister and live in Harvey, Illinois at Harvey House (men) and Tabitha House (women) during these two weeks of service. They will participate in multiple programs providing life-changing opportunities to those living in the poverty of economics, physical and aging issues, and spiritual concerns. Click Read More for full blog posts.