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How to be a Weekend Warrior

Whether you’re an outdoorsperson or not, hopefully by now you’ve seen the positive impacts outdoor adventure can have on your teenager. More and more research has shown us how important it is for all of us to have that exposure to the natural world. While the summer offers an easy way for teenagers to get […]

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Why Allowing Your Children to Fail is a Good Thing

As a mother, I spend countless hours trying to think of ways I can help my children lives’ feel fulfilled. That can include anything from making special dinners and planning trips to washing and folding clothes and nudging them to complete homework and tasks. As they get older and many of my responsibilities (like chores) […]

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Video: Thank you for a great 2016 season!

2016 was one of our favorite summers because we shared it with incredible students and instructors who made the commitment to make it GREAT! We would like to give a special thank you to parents for your trust and for sharing your amazing kids. We hope this video captures some of the fun, adventure, scenery, […]

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Adventure Treks Doesn’t Stop when School Starts!

Many folks are wondering what the Adventure Treks team does this time of year. While most of you have put your backpacks away for the season as you transitioned from outdoor adventurer to student, we haven’t stopped doing what we love: working with teenagers in the great outdoors. Believe it or not, our fall outdoor […]

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Mid-Summer Video Update

We miss our students from our early trips who have already returned home –  but we are thrilled and excited to meet the new students who are arriving this week. We wanted to share the fun we have been having at Adventure Treks so we made a short video with footage from some of our […]

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Five Evening Meetings in Five Nights

Evening meeting is a nightly ritual, unique to Adventure Treks. Every night, our trip groups come together as a community, share highlights of the day, and publicly praise those who contributed to the success of the day. “Pluses” are the primary tool we use to build and strengthen our communities, as we prefer to emphasize […]

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