Rebuilding New Orleans

Rebuilding New Orleans

Explore New Orleans’ African, colonial, and Native American roots through culture, identity, and community. Understand how the rebuilding conversation is changing from focusing on post-Hurricane Katrina development to other natural disasters, climate change, and new challenges facing the city. Learn about the region’s history, ecosystems, and stories during service and interaction with local community members. Hear traditional and modern music, try local dishes and delicacies, and understand what makes this city unique.

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Carry-On

A school backpack or a similar sized bag is ideal.

  • Passport/Photo ID
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Wallet/money
  • Book and/or journal
  • Pen
  • Phone
  • Camera
  • Chargers
  • Change of clothes
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Medication
  • Visa documentation (if applicable)
  • Consent to Travel form
  • Rustic Pathways emergency contacts
Checked Luggage

A 50-70 Liter duffel bag or backpack is ideal.

Clothes

  • Socks (8-10)
  • Underwear (8-10)
  • Pants/Capris/Jeans (2-3)
  • Shorts (2)
  • Long sleeved shirt (2-4)
  • Hoodie/sweatshirt (1)
  • T-shirt (8)
  • Tank tops (2-3)
  • Pajamas
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Light jacket
  • Rain jacket
  • Sandals
  • Hard-soled shoes/work boots
  • Sneakers
  • Hat

Toiletries

(travel sized containers packed in Ziploc bags)

  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body wash/Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Deodorant
  • Razor/shaving cream

Miscellaneous

  • Sleeping bag/blanket
  • Pillowcase
  • Headlamp/flashlight