Day Trip: Iowa Hawkeye Basketball Game


Hello Camp Courageous!

Today was our first day trip of the year! DSCN0143The Travel Group headed to Iowa City to watch the Hawkeyes vs Maryland men’s basketball game!DSCN0141 We started off our day with check in at camp at 1pm, where we picked up 2 of our travelers. DSCN0144Thanks to Sharon for helping us out! Next we headed to Old Chicago in Coralville where we picked up 7 travelers and had a delicious meal before the game!DSCN0146

The travelers were super excited for the game!CXHL5162
Most of them were sporting Hawkeye gear, especially travelers Darren Corkery and Shaila Davis. They were decked out in Hawkeye gear head to toe!DSCN0151

IMG_2814We arrived at Carver-Hawkeye Arena and quickly found our seats. We had a great view of the court!DSCN0150


IMG_2818The group was cheering the whole game! IMG_2813


IMG_2835The Hawkeyes had scored multiple baskets in a row and the crowd was cheering and on their feet!!



IMG_2836Herky even made a special trip up to our group to say hi and take some pictures!! IMG_2838

IMG_2843Although the Haweyes lost 84 to 76, the travelers had a blast at the game! It was such a great experience!IMG_2832

IMG_2831After the game, we dropped off 7 travelers in Coralville and the remaining 2 were picked up at camp.

IMG_2833Thanks to my group of volunteers, Hannah Lachnit, Diane Sneed, Molly Deiss, Leander Rundnagel and Rhonda Robinson for all of their help!

Melissa McGill