Saturday, June 12, 2010

First Group in Philly

Ok we have prepared enough! It is time for the groups to come!

They are on their way. 2 groups with a total of 50 people coming this week. Good thing we finished the girls showers today...

I am really excited to start trip in Philly!

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Fun Before the Groups Come

All four of us interns have been trying to keep ourselves busy before all of the groups come and the summer starts to get a little crazy.

We have been cleaning up the church, making schedules, calling groups, taking pictures, videos and eating :) I have been making Doug run with me.

We made some Friends with at the park we will be doing kids camps at. There is a group that comes to play hand ball and they said they would teach me. I am excited to learn.

Even though we are trying to keep busy we still can not wait for the teams to arrive. Saturday is when the first team comes!

Monday, June 7, 2010

Downtown Philly

We figured we would be living in the city for the summer we should probably do all the touristy things so we know what is around.

We loaded up the van, all four interns, the baby and we took a long with us Emmerald (the oldest girl we live with) and her friend Amanda. They are twelve years old and have lived here all their lives and have never been downtown.

We learned all about the history of Philadelphia. My personal favorite is the Liberty Bell. We also went to the old white house and joined the continental army :) That was fun.

Oh and of course we all got a Philly Cheese Steak.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Home in Philly

Here is the house I am staying in for the summer.

There is a family with four kids, ages 12, 10, 6 and 10 months. Marcus and Cathy who are the project leaders and their baby Ramyiah. Jenn is in charge of the house. Then there is the three girls, Sara, Melissa and I. We are all in Jenn's room. Doug is staying in a room in the church.

It is a small house but it will do. We have AC in our room and I try to go to the bathroom right before I go to bed because I can not get in there in the morning. I have to walk over to the church to go, which really is not that far just have to take three giant steps outside and unlock a massive red door.