Daily Journey Updates
Monday, August 13, 2012
Scroll down to see photos from the Welcome Back event in Ottawa and check out our newest videos on the Expedition Videos page!
SOI Expedition Headquarters, Gatineau, Quebec
We had a fabulous Welcome Back event at the Canadian Museum of Nature this morning! Thanks again to our partners and to all who attended or helped out. The speeches were inspiring and emotional, providing a fitting end to a journey that none of us will soon forget.
stories were shared about the expedition and about hopes and dreams in the
students' post-expedition lives. From strangers two weeks ago to friends today,
it was evident to all that this team has shared a truly unique experience and
forged a bond that will connect them throughout their lives. It has been a
fantastic expedition and we at Students on Ice are excited to watch these
remarkable students carry this experience into the next phase of their
Keep coming back to this web site in the coming days as we will be posting more photos, video, media coverage and post -journey updates! To our expeditioners, stay in touch with SOI! You are now part of an exceptional group of SOI alumni, which spans 50 countries around the world. We want to hear all about your future endeavours and adventures!
Ottawa Citizen Video of Welcome Back Event!
Click the link below to see a video produced by the Ottawa Citizen newspaper about the SOI Welcome Back event at the Canadian Museum of Nature on August 13!
Also check out the students' thank you letters to the Canadian Coast Guard
posted on our Post Journey
Updates page. After all, this expedition would not have been possible
without their help!
Photos of Welcome Back event in Ottawa:
Inuit throat-singers Abby and Charlotte
Museum of Nature President Meg Beckel
Expedition Leader Geoff Green
The SOI students form a sea of blue!