Students travel to the Gulf Coast to learn about the culture of this unique American city and assist with ongoing Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts. Service projects include working with Habitat for Humanity on general construction of homes, such as painting, framing, renovating, etc. New Orleans and the surrounding area offer a distinctive culture unlike any other in the U.S. Students will experience the rich ethnic, culinary, historical, music/arts and architectural mixture that makes New Orleans a completely unique city. 2 SH. CC: Cross-Cultural.