Look at all the cute kids peering out the windows. (Abbey is saying..."mom, please, c'mon!" while she's walking away.)
And just like last year, Patrick was devastated. This year, though, it has less to do with missing everyone, I think, than it has to do with getting to RIDE on that big bus.
I'm sure he imagines them going to some huge water park where free candy and tons of gum is given out. Also all you can eat french fries with loads of ketchup for dipping.