Great geysers and grand canyons are just a few of the national wonders your family will love. But behind each American journey is a bigger purpose: Shaping who your kids become. Within the first five minutes of my conversation with Jamie Goncharoff, he made sure I knew certain things. He was a prior Marine; he used to be a volunteer firefighter; he paid his own way through law school by working the overnight shift at UPS; and he’s not very impressed by people who say they’ve seen the Alps.