Entries by Corey Jenkins

Student Group Travel to Chattanooga: The Scenic City in Tennessee

The natural beauty and attractions of Chattanooga, Tennessee continually fascinate student groups year after year. Nicknamed the “Scenic City,” Chattanooga is a southern gem that is located in southeastern Tennessee near the Georgia border. Chattanooga is the fourth largest city in Tennessee. The name “Chattanooga” comes from the Creek Indian phrase “rock rising to a […]

Student Group Travel to Cleveland: Expect to Be Wowed!

Whether the sun is shining or the snow is falling, one thing is for sure…your group won’t be lacking any amusement in Cleveland.  Few cities of comparable size can match Cleveland’s mix of premier attractions, friendly atmosphere and big city feel. From cutting-edge museums, a spectacular theme park and the Rock and Roll Hall of […]

Student Groups in Tampa Bay: The City Side of Tampa

Tampa is a city with many sides to it.  It’s home to three major sports teams and the Florida State Fair.  It boasts rich Cuban heritage and an inexplicable obsession with Pirates.  It’s nestled against a beautiful bay, but still holds room for acres of theme park.  Tampa is a large, diverse city, and, naturally, […]

Student Group Travel: Little Things and Life Skills

Over the last six months I’ve had the opportunity to meet with many of the students and directors who travel with Kaleidoscope.  While I tend to ask them all the same questions about their trips and the experiences those trips provide, I am always amazed at the rich variety of answers I receive.  One thing […]

Student Groups in Tampa Bay: Wild Tampa

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Did you know that Tampa, Florida is home to some of the most exotic animals in the world?  Or that it offers sanctuary to some amazing endangered species?  Just a short bus ride from Downtown and Ybor City, Tampa is home to several top locations to get up-close with some of […]

Student Group Travel to Philadelphia: A Natural Classroom

Philadelphia’s rich history and long list of attractions make the “City of Brotherly Love” a natural classroom for student groups.  Made famous for the birthplace of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” with the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, Philadelphia is a dynamic student group travel choice for learning […]

Student Group Travel to Boston: Performance Trips that are Educational!

If you are looking for a great performance destination with a historical twist, then Boston is an ideal choice for your student group trip. Bands, choruses, orchestras and dance ensembles have fantastic performance options from which to choose, where audiences are in abundance. Plus, your students will gain a real and vivid life education of […]

Fishing for Student Group Travel

There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.  ~Steven Wright Group travel is a lot like fishing. Sometimes you have a great experience while other times you have a poor one but no matter what you learn something. In order to get the most out of your experience […]

Around Orlando: Students Perform at the Daytona 500!

And now for something completely different! So, say you’re a band director and you’ve done parades, you’ve done half-time shows, you’ve done theme park performances and festivals, and you want something a little different to put on your band’s dossier.  Well, here at Kaleidoscope, we are excited to share with you a very unique, growing […]