Lucas Ralls, 21, grew up in North Carolina and graduated a Tar Heel this May! While at UNC, he studied Biology and Political Science. Lucas was the editor for Carolina Scientific, volunteered for the Orange County Special Olympics, and participated in the Carolina Genetics Club. Lucas first discovered his passion for mentorship as a high school orientation leader, when he led a week long group through boundary breaking games and mentored new students. Lucas loves to travel, and has experienced some awe inspiring places around the world! He is going to be a fantastic leader on South Africa, and will be a wonderful mentor and friend to his students.
Sarah Catherine O’Connell, 21, is a rising senior at Clemson University and grew up in Nashville, Tennessee! During the past two summers, Sarah Catherine fostered her love for working with teenagers as a counselor and Department Head at Camp Greystone. She is incredibly involved on campus at Clemson—serving in the Office of the President, volunteering as a campus tour guide, and is a member of the student government and student alumni council, along with the Tri Delta sorority. Sarah Catherine’s driven, enthusiastic, and fun-loving personality will make her an incredible Trip Leader. Even though this will be her first summer as a member of the Moondance community, she is so passionate about working with young people, and we know that she will absolutely thrive in South Africa!
9am-5pm M-F CST
PO Box 23350
Nashville, TN 37202
209 Tenth Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
First times stay with you forever, and our Discovery trips will give you an unforgettable introduction to outdoor adventure. For those with an appetite for the wild, or those who have never slept beneath the stars, these multi-sport adventures will introduce you to a lifetime of exploration.
From the golden coast, to the purple mountains majesty, expand your homeland on one of our Classic Trips. These expeditions are designed to show you vast beauty and adventure. Multi-sport trips take you climbing, rafting, backpacking, paddling and discovering the most stunning wildernesses in the land of the free.
Leadership trips are crafted to hone your expedition skills in the most rugged, challenging and beautiful terrain we offer. One part wilderness immersion, one part leadership curriculum, these adventures are designed for those looking to increase their skills in the wild and in the world. Bring out your most confident and competent self on one of our Leadership trips.
Some of the wildest and most wondrous destinations can open your eyes to the greatness of giving back. Our Service trips are designed to take you off the beaten path with a purpose. Immerse yourself in a deeper version of adventure travel, by making a positive impact on the communities and environments you visit.
There are spaces available for both genders for the upcoming season.
We are full for girls, but we have select spots for a boy.
We are full for boys, but we have select spots for a girl.
This trip is currently full and we are accepting students on a waitlist through enrollment request submissions. You may be enrolled in a trip and on another trip’s waitlist. There is no financial obligation to be placed on a waitlist, and you can be on as many waitlists as you would like.Enroll