11/5: Safe Arrival in Guatemala

Hello families and friends! It has been our longest travel day yet but we have finally arrived at De La Gente in San Miguel Escobar where we’ll be spending the next week learning and living alongside one another. We were welcomed with a delicious lunch spread, went over some house expectations, and are now relaxing […]

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9/7: Return from Backpacking

The past seven days have been awe-inspiring. Challenging, scenic, rainy, sunny, wet, cozy, exhausting, energizing, ironically stylish, forming, norming, building, packing, transitional, thought-provoking, steep, heavy, rewarding, muddy, slippery, hilarious, and… EXPEDITIONARY The group returned yesterday to Home Place from the Superior Hiking Trail after a growth-filled week. Altogether we have logged 40+ miles carrying 60+ […]

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8/30: Reaching New Heights

Our first full day in the woods has been challenging, rewarding and full of new skills to learn! This morning we got to know each other better and see how well we work in teams through different games such as tanks and commanders and a variation on red light green light. The games depended on […]

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8/29: Outward Bound

Outward Bound, founded in 1941, was named for the International Code Flag that flies on ships leaving port. The name represents leaving the familiar and comfortable and committing onesself to the spoils and toils of the journey unknown. This morning our Gap Crew met early in the now familiar harbor of St. Norbert’s campus for […]

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