12 episodes

If you’re converting a bus, living in one, or just feeling curious about what the skoolie lifestyle has to offer, this podcast is for you. Each week, we’ll be having conversations with people who have taken the plunge into skoolie life.

The Skoolie Today Podcast Skoolie Today: School bus conversions and travel

    • Places & Travel

If you’re converting a bus, living in one, or just feeling curious about what the skoolie lifestyle has to offer, this podcast is for you. Each week, we’ll be having conversations with people who have taken the plunge into skoolie life.

    Episode 012: Brian and Sherry Hamons — The Serenity Bus Project

    Episode 012: Brian and Sherry Hamons — The Serenity Bus Project

    When they sold their home and bought a 20-year-old, 43-foot school bus, Brian and Sherry Hamons embarked on a new adventure. Along with their four children, ages 6 to 15, they renovated the Serenity Bus so they could experience life in a completely new way.

    • 41 min
    Episode 011: Morgan and Ryon Crabtree — Rolling With the Punches in Chitty Bang

    Episode 011: Morgan and Ryon Crabtree — Rolling With the Punches in Chitty Bang

    Morgan and Ryon live in Chitty Bang, a self-converted 1999 International Genesis school bus, with their two daughters, Mila the English Mastiff and Micio the cat.

    • 50 min
    Episode 010: Chanda and Burleigh Drummond — Love, and a Skoolie, Is All They Need

    Episode 010: Chanda and Burleigh Drummond — Love, and a Skoolie, Is All They Need

    As drummer for The Everly Brothers Experience, a band that plays all over the world celebrating the music and history of The Everly Brothers, Burleigh Drummond spends a good bit of time on the road. His wife and young daughter sometimes travel with him so they can avoid being apart for months at a time.

    • 49 min
    Episode 009: Shaina and Connor — Embracing Change and Transforming a Lifestyle

    Episode 009: Shaina and Connor — Embracing Change and Transforming a Lifestyle

    After Shaina and Connor lived in a tent for almost a month, they realized that they didn’t need most of their stuff. So they spent nearly two years researching multiple alternative-living options that would enable them to move off the grid and live a simpler life. When Connor presented the idea of a skoolie, Shaina wasn’t on board at first — but eventually she came around. They started watching bus conversion videos on YouTube and felt inspired.

    • 36 min
    Episode 008: Dominique — A School Bus Driver Does Her Own Conversion

    Episode 008: Dominique — A School Bus Driver Does Her Own Conversion

    As a school bus driver for 14 years, Dominique loved her job and the interaction she had with the kids. That was a big part of what led her to buy a school bus and convert it into a home on wheels. The conversion has been challenging but she is enjoying the journey, looking forward to traveling with her dog, and hoping to start a community of like-minded people.

    • 30 min
    Episode 007: Lydia Dreyer — Lydia’s Little House

    Episode 007: Lydia Dreyer — Lydia’s Little House

    Lydia Dreyer converted her school bus while working three jobs and going to college. She did most of the renovation herself, though her dad and uncle were instrumental in helping complete the conversion process.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

ZaxinNH ,

Very Imformative

It is very interesting to hear of the construction struggles with making a bus into a tiny house that can keep you from going insane. Great job narrating Oscar, can’t wait for more.

Daddy-ooooo ,

Great encouragement

Love hearing the background stories of the different Skoolie builds. Good insights and encouragement to “Keep On Keep’n On!”

jounis ,

Big Fan

So in love with The Skoolie Today Podcast <3 it is great to have these motivating stories of other skoolies on the go (in my phone). I love to listen to episodes on the commute to my school bus build. Thank you, Oscar!

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