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VISIONS Summer Programs Update

VISIONS Summer Programs Update

Check out photos and a quick summary of what each group has been up to this summer! We have more photos on our Facebook page and Instagram, and will continue to post photos and updates so check back regularly. Alaska The crew in Alaska has been enjoying the land of...
Improving Services for Children in Our Montana Host Community

Improving Services for Children in Our Montana Host Community

Participants on VISIONS Northern Cheyenne 2016 program helped make several improvements at Little Eagle Headstart, which serves children and families in the tiny reservation town of Busby, Montana. Their work included sanding and painting exterior trim and the...
Teen Volunteers Check In From Montana Blackfeet

Teen Volunteers Check In From Montana Blackfeet

Going strong is the theme! VISIONS high school students and leaders on the Blackfeet have already packed a lot into their time on the reservation. In addition to projects at the ranch and in Browning, kids have participated in a sweat lodge with a community elder,...
Check-In from Peru!

Check-In from Peru!

All of the participants on the Peru program send an enthusiastic “Hola!” to their families and friends. This group photo was taken from one of the canales worksites, in a rural farm community in the Sacred Valley. Beyond all of their smiling faces, you can catch a...
Bonjour from Guadeloupe!

Bonjour from Guadeloupe!

better destination than Marie Galante, Guadeloupe, if you want to work on your French skills and also exert yourself with meaningful projects. VISIONS teen volunteers on this French immersion program have been happy campers, and gathered for a group photos during one...
Wrapping Up on the Blackfeet

Wrapping Up on the Blackfeet

 It’s been an incredible first session on the Montana Blackfeet, and our leaders will be missing kids when they depart tomorrow. Here’s a preview of more pictures soon to come: Top group photo left to right with: Yulissa, Sophie, Antonia, Ryan, Grace,...
Saludos from Nicaragua!

Saludos from Nicaragua!

VISIONS Nicaragua participants and leaders send a warm “saludos” from their temporary home in the town of Jinotega. The area is known in part for being the source of 80% of Nicaragua’s coffee, but here our participants are enjoying another small...

BVI Teen Volunteers Say Hello to Home!

With only a few days remaining for our participants on the British Virgin Islands trip, the focus is completing projects, reveling in the island’s beauty and beaches, and spending time with community friends and our nonprofit partners. This group picture was...
VISIONS Myanmar Checks In with Group Photo!

VISIONS Myanmar Checks In with Group Photo!

It’s been a terrific time in Myanmar, and the group still has a lot more to look forward to! Thisweekend will find our teen volunteers and program leaders in Bagan, and then they’ll complete work projects and spend their last days with our community...

On Top of the World in Pisac, Peru

From Incan ruins and one of South America’s largest artisan markets, our Peru participants gathered for this group picture to share with friends and family back home. Pisac is one of many of our extraordinary excursions during the Peru community service trip,...

Hello from the Montana Northern Cheyenne!

The kids on the Montana Northern Cheyenne program have been carrying the torch after our 25 seasons working on the reservation. Carpenter Chris Brizzolara has led the construction charge with participants on a new fire station garage, and we’re joined by Otto...