In 1998, I had the opportunity to take the training to become a trip leader
for Devil's Icebox Cave.
"In addition to reporting, interviewing, writing and editing, I also wanted to give the students a real taste for being a campaign reporter in Washington," said trip leader
Jennifer Koons, a lecturer in the journalism programme at NU-Q.
One UNF faculty trip leader
traveled over with the students to help them adjust to the living accommodations, get settled in their school placements, and identify possible problems.
History teacher Andy Purvis, trip leader
and coordinator, said: "The students were able to relate to the horrors of war and truly understand the sacrifice that many young soldiers gave for their country.
Together with trip leader
and river guide Sarah B., he pushes a seine net on poles through backwaters muddied by the Paria River's sediment, which has colored the entire stream below Lees Ferry milk coffee-brown.
Sasha was drawn to ASB trips as "a way to get involved on campus and just learn." A public health major, Sasha was a student trip leader
with a vivacious personality, knowledge about HIV/AIDS, and a commitment to safe sex education.
The price includes your flights, motorhome hire, site fees, arrival night in a hotel (where you and your fellow holidaymakers get a full briefing),maps and guidebooks, plus the service of the trip leader
and technical support vehicle.
She also has embarked on Fulbright excursions to China and Chile and was trip leader
for a journey, sponsored by the National Geographic Society/Freeman Foundation, that took Oklahoma geography teachers to China, Japan, Indonesia, and Hawaii to study cultural responses to natural hazards in the Asia Pacific.
Instead, as we sat down for hamburgers with the ranch hands and members of the family who own the ranch, our trip leader
, Rusty Clark, told us we were some of the best riders he'd seen.
The visit was an "academic mission, not a political mission," according to trip leader
Robert Berdahl, president of the American Association of Universities, a nonprofit organization of research universities in the United States and Canada.
"From the feelings we got, the presentations helped remove misconceptions; sometimes negative misconceptions," said Habib Saba, the trip leader
"I hope everybody's got their IDs," says trip leader