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Day Sixteen – Las Vegas

Posted on July 10, 2018

by Sammy Caruso The day started off with an adventure to the Culinary Academy Of Las Vegas where we met with a representative to talk about the labor unions that they represent. This was was really interesting because they represent the “invisible people” aka the people that work behind the scenes such as chefs, house-keepers, Continue Reading »

Day Fifteen – Las Vegas

Posted on July 9, 2018

by Molly Rusoff We started off the day with an 8:00 wake up. Then, we had a great breakfast at the hotel and hopped on the bus for two hours to Las Vegas. We had lunch at Sweet Tomatoes. Sweet Tomatoes is a restaurant that has a salad and pasta buffet with big dessert bar. After lunch Continue Reading »

Day Fourteen – The Grand Canyon

Posted on July 8, 2018

by Caleb Daniels Yesterday we went to the Grand Canyon. I was astounded by the pure beauty of it and how you could see so far out in the distance blew my mind. The pure detail on the landscape really caught my eye. While we were on the mountain, Billy brought up the idea of Continue Reading »

Day Thirteen – Zion National Park

Posted on July 7, 2018

by Isabella Weiss We began our day by waking up at 7:00 and driving four hours to Zion National Park. On the way, we watched the documentary Food Inc. about modern food production and agriculture. The documentary was very eye opening because it detailed the way that cheap food is produced and the means corporations go to in order to Continue Reading »

Day Twelve – Salt Lake City

Posted on July 6, 2018

by Sam Garber: After a long overnight drive, we arrived at the JCC in Salt Lake City. We spent several hours hanging out, playing basketball, working out, and some of us even went on a short hike. We were able to see the entire city from the top of the hike, and it was just Continue Reading »

Day Eleven – Boulder

Posted on July 5, 2018

by Madison Vaughn: This morning we got the gift of sleeping in until 8:00! We were informed we had to pack pj’s, our toiletries, and an outfit for the next day due to our over night ride to Salt Lake City. We then ate breakfast and got on the bus to head to the Columbine memorial. Continue Reading »

Day Ten – Denver and Colorado Springs

Posted on July 4, 2018

by Adam Cohen: The day’s journey officially began at 9:30am, when the campers filed into our respective unassigned assigned seats to travel 45 minutes to meet with Jim Pfaff. Jim Pfaff is equipped with an expansive wealth of knowledge that he was prepared to inform us about his opposition to both same sex marriage and the science Continue Reading »

Day Nine – Denver

Posted on July 3, 2018

by Danie Ludmir: Today we got out of Dodge to go to Denver. We had subway for lunch and then got back on the bus to go meet with the director of marketing and community relations at the Food Bank of the Rockies, Janie Gianotsos. At the food kitchen we learned a lot about the Continue Reading »

Day Eight – Dodge City and the prairie

Posted on July 2, 2018

by Hunter Hurowitz We began the day with a discussion about the environment. We talked about waste, coal, cars, and their effect on our environment. The environment is our home, so we should take care of it because our resources are limited. Then, we started driving in the country, and the bus “broke down” in Continue Reading »

Day Seven – Oklahoma City

Posted on July 1, 2018

by Ben Goldstone: We started off the day with breakfast at the Holiday Inn and got on the road to go to Oklahoma City, OK. We stopped for lunch on the way and continued to OKC where we observed the Families Belong Together immigration rally on not separating children, in front of the capital building. Continue Reading »