Summer In Review: 66 Organizations, 17 Countries, 16 US States, Graded 98%
Jamie Richardson | News| By
Executive Director Shawn Small shares the big summer wins for 2022 as Wonder Voyage reconnected people with the wonder of travel.
5 Wonder Voyage Reviews
Jamie Richardson | News| By
At the close of a successful summer returning to travel after a year of COVID isolation, Wonder Voyage is excited to share 5 reviews about how pilgrimages helped groups focus on transformation, service opportunities, disconnecting from the problems of the world, reconnecting with nature, and strengthening the bonds of a youth group.
From Myanmar to Arkansas: Wonder Is Closer Than You Think
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Molly Wren shares an experience with wonder on a summer voyage when a group of refugee students had an experience that made them feel heard, understood, and not quite so lonely in a location no one would have expected.
Summer 2021 Recap: Reconnecting With Wonder
Shawn Small | News | 2 Comments| By
Executive Director Shawn Small recaps what a post-pandemic summer of travel looked like for 350 pilgrims on 23 voyages across 14 states, 5 countries, and 3 continents. If you're ready to reconnect with wonder, learn about the exciting new travel opportunities Wonder Voyage offers.
New Pilgrimage Location: North Carolina
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Voyage Coordinator Brittany Golden shares highlights of a recent scouting trip to North Carolina. If you're looking for oddities, a rich history, and a touch of mystery, check out this unique road trip opportunity.
Fostering Connections Through Pilgrimage
Jamie Richardson | Wonder Voyage Ethos, Wonder Voyage Stories| By
Fostering connections is an essential part of a Wonder Voyage experience. This week, we learn how Wonder Voyage Guide and Board Member Brent Richardson used stories and pass the candle to re-connect a team on a recent pilgrimage in Montana.
Entering the Story: An Essential to Pilgrimage
Shawn Small | News, Wonder Voyage Ethos| By
One of the elements that separate a good pilgrimage from a great one is a team's willingness to delve into the story of the location. In this introduction to Narrative Voyages, Executive Director Shawn Small shares why story is so powerful.
Top 5 Destinations for Junior High Trips
Shawn Small | Wonder Voyage Destination| By
Wonder Voyage Executive Director Shawn Small reflects on his time in youth ministry and offers his top suggestions for junior high trips.
4 Don’t-Miss Locations You Probably Haven’t Visited
Molly Wren | Wonder Voyage Destination| By
If you think you've "been there and done that," allow us to introduce you to some lesser-known alternatives to Wonder Voyage's most popular US locations.
Penny Pincher Travel Guide: 6 Keys to Consider for Group Travel
Shawn Small | Travel Tips| By
Considering planning your group's next pilgrimage or mission trip yourself? Wonder Voyage Executive Director Shawn Small walks through the debate over penny-pinching when it comes to team travel.