Set off on a discovery of your new hometown! On this expedition, you’ll discover the history of Bethlehem and how Lehigh came to be. You’ll explore the hometown of Lehigh’s founder, Asa Packer, in scenic Jim Thorpe, Pa. You’ll learn about Bethlehem Steel and the impact the company’s rise and fall has had on your new community. Fall in love with your new school, but begin to discover your place in helping with the reinvention of Bethlehem as an eclectic hub for music, shopping, arts and entertainment. Throughout this adventure, you will also experience the Lehigh community, self-explore, and share your new home in Bethlehem with your peers!
As a part of this three-day discovery, here are some activities that you will experience:
· Tour Asa Packer’s mansion in his hometown of Jim Thorpe, Pa.
· Take a historic tour of Southside Bethlehem with a member of the community
· Enjoy different dining experiences in Bethlehem and the surrounding areas