Students Speak: Lifting Each Other Up

Students Speak: Lifting Each Other Up

The van door closed behind me as my foot touched down onto a gravel road. As our group moved packs of chips and energy drinks from the trunk to a couple of small, time-worn red wagons, I started to pay attention to the streets surrounding me. Newspapers and plastic...

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Making Travel Happen, Together

Making Travel Happen, Together

As principal of Island City Academy, Aaron Warren helps lead the charge for student travel. The small K-8 charter school in Eaton Rapids, Michigan is part of a tight-knit community, where families show up and show out consistently for travel and education, in...

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Students Speak: Just Play

Students Speak: Just Play

We arrived in Arizona with light baggage and heavy hearts. My mom, dad, and two younger brothers were all present, but someone was missing: my little sister-turned-angel, Mandy. She had been gone for just under a month when we piled into our Yukon XL (perfect for four...

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Walking in Grandma’s Path at Ellis Island

Walking in Grandma’s Path at Ellis Island

You never know what connections across time and culture will be forged through student travel. Late 2022, the South Dakota State University’s Pride of the Dakota's Marching Band went to New York City with the help of Bob Rogers Travel. There, one student came...

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Opening Eyes to Opportunities: Christine Lalande

Opening Eyes to Opportunities: Christine Lalande

Teaching for 25 years and traveling whenever her program can afford to, Christine Lalande of Ottawa’s Sir Robert Borden High School is excited to get back on the road and head to Toronto. While the school isn’t able to travel each year due to funding, Lalande has made...

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