See you later, Hawaii!

And we stress that it’s “see you later” and not “goodbye!”Wow, what a semester. Where to begin? Gratitude seems to be the overwhelming feeling right now; gratitude for the opportunity to have had this experience, gratitude for our families for helping make this experience a reality, gratitude for the people of Hawaii who have made […]

Yellowstone, Yellowstone, Yellowstone

​For our third day in Yellowstone, we started off with a nice relaxing journal reflection time with an awe-inspiring view of Yellowstone’s best. We talked about Pika, explored, and ventured into a part of a forest that was burned down in the great Yellowstone fire of 1988. We learned about the causes and dangers presented […]

Two States, Two Wildly Different Locations!

Hello Northwest B Blog Readers! We’ve been on the move and seeing some amazing sights the past 6 days! We spent Oct 5-7 in the sublime Glacier National Park and Oct 8-11 in and around Leavenworth, WA. Leavenworth is a small Bavarian town hidden in central Washington. Although we rented an AirBnb outside of Leavenworth, […]

Habitat for Humanity

Hello family, friends and all other blog readers! We’ve had a wonderful week of service in Colville, Washington where we worked with Habitat for Humanity. We had a few different projects: labeling clothing for in-store sales, renovating a sign for a local Bingo hall, and helping a family rebuild their home after it was burned […]

Deception Pass and Orcas Island

We are back to camping; these last few days have been spent at deception pass on Whidbey Island. Yesterday was our first full day on the island, along with being a rare day where we had three cooked meals. After a delicious French Toast breakfast, we spent two hours working on our capstone projects and […]

Our Semester & Salmon

We arrived at the Learning Center and were greeted with Taco Tuesday, a welcome sight. The second day after sleeping in some very comfortable beds the group worked on trail construction with Tyler, one of the residents. We chopped up trees and branches in order to better clear a path to the 200 plus-year-old cedars. […]

The Desert and Immigration

Desert Sanctuary What a great week for education. In the last few days we were treated to learning of all kinds. From the outdoor exhibition that is the Sonora Desert Museum, to the intimate and important stories of a few brave Latin American immigrants through our partnership with a local immigration organization, our group has […]