Crescent’s Character-In-Action programs provide our boys with authentic opportunities to develop character outside of the classroom.
Outreach Service Trips

American South

March 7-14, 2020
Open to boys in Grades 10 to 12
Trip Leaders: Sheryl Murray, Lisa Elchuk
Maximum number of students: 12
Estimated cost: $4,650

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Explore the history and culture of the Deep South

We’ll work with Boys and Girls Clubs in Atlanta and New Orleans, exchanging stories and perspectives with marginalized youth. We’ll learn about the Black Liberation movement, discover the roots of hip hop, jazz and soul music, and sample the local creole food of this historically rich region.


  • Visiting the Center for Civil and Human Rights and the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change
  • Exploring the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail, home to the city’s largest outdoor art gallery
  • Touring the Faubourg ‘Treme in New Orleans, America’s oldest black neighbourhood

  Provides a maximum of 20 community service hours.