Category Archives: Chicago

Kids Say the Darndest Things

After completing our third day of service, my outlooks and thoughts on the trip are a little more cohesive. Our day began like the others, morning and early afternoon at the school, late afternoon at the boys and girls club. … Continue reading

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Loving Chicago!!

Where to even begin…the past few days have been such a fantastic experience.  On Tuesday we arrived in at Holy Family Lutheran School where we were each assigned to a different classroom/grade level.  I was placed in the second grade … Continue reading

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International Affairs

Today concluded our second full day of service. We were able to connect even more with the youth we were serving, and began to feel more accustomed to our surroundings at the school and boys and girls club. However, I … Continue reading

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First Day of School

Today was our first day actually volunteering in the school. From 8-1 we were at the Holy Family Ministries School. I worked with the preschoolers the classroom I was with are “the voyagers” they are the 4 year old they … Continue reading

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First Day of Service!

Today we woke up bright and early for our first day of service! We started our day off at the Holy Family Lutheran School where each of us were assigned to a specific class to work with.  We each helped … Continue reading

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Piers & Pizzas..

Our second day of sight-seeing is over, and I am exhausted! It feels like we have been here a week (we’ve been grocery shopping twice already), but we haven’t even started our service work yet – that starts at 8am … Continue reading

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Chicago!

After a busy day of traveling and getting settled yesterday, we got to do some sighting-seeing today.  It was nice to see and experience more of the city. Chicago seems to be a great city so far.  I am looking … Continue reading

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Observing and Interacting With the People of Chicago

We finally have our first full day of the windy city under our belts! Our service here is based around a school and a boys and girls club, so our weekend was free to travel and getacclimated to our surroundings. … Continue reading

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Getting to see the city

What a beautiful view of the city from Museum Camapus.  Looking back at the Chicago sky line and down Lake Michigan, WOW…Just taking it all in and breathing the fresh air was awesome. The group is awesome and we all … Continue reading

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Sight Seeing in Chi-town

Today we went through chicago looking at various landmarks unique to chicago.  One very interesting landmark was the bean, a giant metal reflective bean shaped structure that was erected in the center of millenium park.  The most interesting part of … Continue reading

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