USY on Wheels, Bus E (East)

July 29, 2013

Today, on their final day of the trip,they toured Intercourse Pretzel Factory and got the chance to become professional pretzel twisters. After that, they went to the amazing Hershey World Of Chocolate. It was undoubtedly a sweet visit. This evening, the group came together to share memories of everything they have done this and accomplished on their incredible journey this summer. The kids have definitely made lifelong friendships and memories. Safe travels home, Bus E!

July 28, 2013

This morning, Bus E began their day with a creative shacharit. Then, they packed up their lunches, ate breakfast, and loaded the bus! Because their summer is coming to an end, they cleaned through the bus and were able to make donations with their leftover supplies. After that, they headed to  the Mets VS. Nationals baseball game!  When that was over, they went right to bed to prepare for their last full day of Wheels tomorrow.

July 26, 2013

Today was a busy day for Bus E! First, they went to the Newseum, an interactive museum of news and journalism. After that, they had a beautiful lunch at Lafayette Square Park. Then, they went to Mongromery Mall for some free time before going to the supermarket to shop for Shabbat! They returned to their hotel after that, to prepare for their final Shabbat together. It was undoubtedly filled with meaningful davening, singing, ruach, bonding, relaxing and lots of fun! An extra bonus to this day is having a night time tour of the monuments. Awesome! Shabbat Shalom!

July 25, 2013

Bus E is officially headed to Washington DC! After shacharit, the group loaded the bus and eventually got to the Spy Museum! The group had an amazing time taking pictures and getting the grand tour of the place. Later, they were given a private tour of the United States Capitol. Pretty awesome! Finally, they headed back to their host shul for a wonderful evening and delicious dinner.

July 24, 2013

Bus E is headed for Virginia! They began their day with davening shacharit together and loading the bus for the drive. On the way, they had lunch at Duke University’s Hillel and then stopped at Polar Ice House and were able to skate around and have a lot of fun. After that, they headed to the hotel and ate dinner and getting some rest for their wonderful day tomorrow.

July 23, 2013

Bus E began their day with shacharit, eating breakfast, and making lunches. When they reached South Carolina, the group went to Myrtle Beach State Park. Then, it was off to MagiQuest! It’s a really fun and imaginative fantasy world that allows the Wheelniks to choose their own adventures and quests, all with a magic wand! Everyone had a lot of fun here. After that, they went back to their hotel for dinner and an evening bonding program. Really fun day for Bus E!

July 22, 2013

Happy Tu B’Av everyone! Today is the equivalent to the Jewish Valentine’s Day and the group celebrated by having an awesome day in Charleston. During their drive, they stopped to have a lovely picnic lunch at Fort Sumter. Then, they went to the Charleston Aquarium and saw an amazing array of beautiful fish! Then, they headed to the Charleston Shopping District for some free time to walk around. In the evening, the group settled into their hotel, ate a delicious dinner, and had a fun evening program with their staff!

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