About the area: Bluefield is a city in Mercer County, West Virginia. Bluefield is a unique site, as the students and volunteers will be working with The Wade Center. The Wade Center is designed to nurture Bluefield’s children, youth and their families spiritually, physically, emotionally and intellectually through practical programs and mentoring relationships.

For more information:

http://www.wadecenter.org/

https://www.facebook.com/wadecenter/

http://www.cityofbluefield.com/

Greenbrier County

7 hours away from SJU

About the area: Greenbrier County works through the Pendleton County Habitat for Humanity. The famous Greenbrier is a resort right down the road. This site deals with various projects including community development and housing projects.

For more information:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenbrier_County,_West_Virginia

About the area: Students and volunteers will be working with the Appalachia Service Project (ASP) doing home repair in Guyan Valley.

For More Information, Visit:

Lantz Farms

7 hours away from SJU

About the area: Lantz Farms is the name of the place you are staying, the town itself is Jacksonburg, WV, which has a population of roughly 182. Lantz Farms is a site through the Wheeling Jesuit University Appalachian Institute, which focuses on both the service and the education of the Appalachian Mountain Region.

For more information:

http://wju.edu/ai/Lantz_Farm_Service_Immersion.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacksonburg,_West_Virginia