USY on Wheels, Bus C

July 30, 2013

Everyone woke up ready for an awesome day today! After davening shacharit, eating breakfast, and making lunches, the group loaded the bus and headed for Atlanta! Once they arrived, they did some laundry and began planning their end of the summer banquet which will definitely be beautiful and emotional! In the evening, the group went to Stone Mountain for an awesome light show. Fantastic!

July 29, 2013

This morning, Bus C had the pleasure of davening shacharit with a local rabbi. He taught about the parsha of the week and the kids learned a lot from it! Later, they were off to the famous Mardi Gras World, the French Quarter, and Café Du Monde. Later, when they arrived back at the hotel, they all had a super fun pool party! In the evening, they met up with Bus A for  a program hosted by a synagogue in New Orleans about Hurricane Katrina. After that, everyone had a pump-up party and ate amazingly delicious ice cream to celebrate the fact that they are in the location of International Convention 2013!

July 28, 2013

Bus C had a fun and busy day in New Orleans! In the morning, learned more blessings of the Amidah in shacharit. Later, the group went to amazing aquarium where they saw an awesome array of fish and other water creatures! In the evening, the group participated in an activity called “The Five Dollar Food Challenge”, where they break up into groups and try to create a well balanced meal with only five dollars. It is supposed to represent the struggle people who live below the poverty line experience. In the end, the group donates all of the food to a local food shelter. Everyone really had an awesome day together!

July 26, 2013

The group began their morning with shacharit and discussing different obstacles they face during davening and how to overcome them. Then, Bus C was off to tour NASA!  They all enjoyed learning about the history of our space program even though we don’t send missions into space right now. The group then went shopping for Shabbat, settled into their hotels, and welcomed Shabbat together!

July 25, 2013

Bus C said goodbye to Amarillo and hello to Dallas today! After shacharit, the group hit the road and eventually got to the famous Dallas Cowboys Stadium! The group had an amazing time taking pictures and getting the grand tour of the place. Later, the group had an Iron Chef program. They were given random ingredients to turn into a meal and it proved to be the best dinner they’ve had all summer! Great job, Bus C!

July 24, 2013

Yeehaw and happy Wednesday from Bus C! After davening shacharit, eating breakfast, and making lunches, the group channeled their inner adventurous selves for the Amarillo Jeep Tours. They got to experience Texas’ beautiful scenery and cliffs while sitting back in the comfortable Jeeps! They also stopped at Cadillac Ranch, an awesome site on Route 66 where old Cadillac’s are buried into the ground and covered in decades worth of spray paint. The Wheelniks had to opportunity to leave their marks on the cars as well. Later in the evening, the group had some fun with an dance and ice cream party!

July 23, 2013

The group began their day with a beautiful shacharit service. Bus C then left the Grand Canyon and headed to Albuquerque! When they arrived, they spent time at Old Town Albuquerque to shop around and take pictures. In the evening, they went to the Hinkle Family Fun Center. The name really describes the place well because it’s filled endless activities for the kids to participate in. What an awesome day for the group!

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