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Day 13: Salt Lake City & Zion National Park

Posted on July 9, 2016

-Ronin Chasan The day began with the ever-dreaded 7:00 AM wakeup call. After the typical hour to prep for the day, we were set to hit the road at 8:00 for Zion National Park. However, a brief discussion about the civil unrest and violence in Dallas the previous night—as well as a minor obstacle in Continue Reading »

Day 12: Salt Lake City

Posted on July 8, 2016

By Jack Tresh: After a long night of little sleep on the bus to Utah, our group stopped at the JCC in Salt Lake City for a few hours for breakfast and to regroup. Everyone was still a bit tired but we fought through. Some of us worked out, some played basketball, and others just Continue Reading »

Day 13- Salt Lake City, Zion National Park

Posted on July 11, 2015

– Rachel Pomeranz We woke up this morning in Salt Lake City and hopped on the bus to make our way to Zion National Park. During the ride, we watched “Food Inc.”, a movie that describes where our food comes from and reveals some of the harsh realities of the food industry. This movie gave Continue Reading »

Day 12- Salt Lake City

Posted on July 10, 2015

– Ben Maloney We woke up from the overnight trip and went into the JCC of Salt Lake City. At the JCC, we got breakfast, hung out, worked out and got refreshed from the overnight trip. The view of the mountains was incredible, and some of the kids even went climbing. From there we went Continue Reading »

Day 11-Salt Lake City-by Adam Lightman

Posted on July 10, 2014

Last night we finally had the long-awaited overnight bus ride from Boulder, CO to Salt Lake City, UT. The counselors had been telling us that this would be one of the better nights of sleep of the entire trip. It actually wasn’t a horrible time sleeping on the bus because it was dead silent the Continue Reading »

Day 11 – Salt Lake City & Zion National Park – By Jordy Frankel

Posted on July 5, 2013

“In the wilderness, I find something more dear and connate than in the streets or villages.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Hello everyone. My name is Jordy, and I’m 16 years old. I jumped at the opportunity to write today because of 2 of my favorite things: writing and nature. This morning, we woke up at Continue Reading »

Day 10 – Salt Lake City – By Teddy Magram

Posted on July 4, 2013

After descending 1,204 ft in the span of 8 1/2 hours in total darkness with 80% of the bus in a semi sleep state, we finally arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah. “Here Comes The Sun” quietly came on the speakers and got everyone up and ready for the exciting day ahead. Our first stop Continue Reading »