USY on Wheels, Bus A
August 7, 2013
The group toured Philly today and learned a lot about the history of this amazing city. Later in the evening, the group had their banquet and final night together to reminisce on their time on the Wheels. It is hard to believe that the summer is over and Wheels has come to an end! The group had an amazing summer on the road and they are left with countless pictures, memories, and friendships that will last a life time. Thank you to all of our Wheelniks and Staff for an incredible summer!
August 6, 2013
Today, Bus A toured Intercourse Pretzel Factory and got the chance to become professional pretzel twisters. After that, they ventured to Herr’s factory to see exactly how potato chips are made. Their evening program consisted of meeting up with the other buses at Bounce U, which is filled with bounce houses and inflatable slides! It was a lot of fun for everyone to hangout there and eat dinner.. there was a lot of Wheels love in that place!
August 5, 2013
Today, Bus A davened shacharit and talked about how to apply what they’ve learned in prayer this summer back at home in their own synagogues. Later on, the group had a wonderful rest of their day in D.C visiting the Holocaust Museum and the Newseum, which showcases the history of news and journalism. They also took a lot of pictures of all the monuments. The Wheelniks really enjoyed that visit! Later on, they went to the National Mall and had some free time. Then, they ate a delicious dinner and called it a night! Great day for Bus A!
August 4, 2013
Sunday was spent traveling all the way from Charlotte to Washington D.C! The Wheelniks had the opportunity to play their favorite bus games and just hang out on their home away from home for one of the last times this summer. When they finally arrived, they settled into their hotels, relaxed a little bit, and got ready for the Bus A Talent Show! Everyone had so much fun and it was the perfect way to spend their evening.
August 2, 2013
Today, the group headed to Charlotte! When they arrived, they went to the super fun NASCAR Hall of Fame and it was a lot of fun for the Wheelniks to walk through, learn about, and take pictures of! Then in the evening, the group went Shabbat shopping, settled into their hotels, learned a Shabbat song, and welcomed Shabbat together. Shabbat Shalom from Bus A!
August 1, 2013
Bus A woke up in beautiful Atlanta, GA ready for an exciting day! First, they davened Shacharit and listened to a D’var Torah from Phil Weitrop, a local rabbi. Later on, they had a full day of tours: First, CNN and then World of Coca-Cola, where they learned about the history of this famous brand and enjoy the taste of it along the way. They also went to Centennial Park, saw a gorgeous overlook of the city on a Ferris Wheel/ gondola ride, and then visited Martin Luther King’s grave and the museum to show the legacy he left behind. In the evening, the group had sichot and preparation time for the Bus A Talent Show!
Happy Wednesday from Bus A! After shacharit,eating breakfast, and making lunches, the group was headed to Atlanta! It was a pretty long bus ride, and the Wheelniks loved having time to sit and chat or play bus games with everyone! When they arrived, they settled into their hotel and got ready to go out to the ballgame! They were able to witness the Atlanta Braves beating the Rockies. So fun!
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