Summer Adventure Camps

For Teens Ages 12–18

I am in the grade
and would like to travel to

Summer Adventure Camps

For Teens Ages 12–18

I am in the grade
and would like to travel to

21st Century Skills

Adventure Treks is all about making memories, fostering lifelong friendships, and creating more confident and capable young men and women.

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21st Century Skills

Adventure Treks is all about making memories, fostering lifelong friendships, and creating more confident and capable young men and women.

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Teen Summer Camps

We are a family-owned company, and getting to know you is our biggest priority. Adventure Treks isn’t just about outdoor adventure for teens; it’s about you! We want you to discover your best self, and we believe that the great outdoors is just the way to do it.

The Adventure Treks Blog

The Group Journal

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Why We’re Opening Adventure Treks This Summer

The decision to open Adventure Treks this season has been the hardest one I’ve made in my 30 years working in youth development. The decision was made after many sleepless nights trying to figure which option was the best… out of no perfect options. It’s a decision made not from hubris, but with clear eyes […]

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The Positive Impacts of Community Living & Outdoor Adventure on AT Kids: The Hasen Family

Adventure Treks is grateful to form and maintain long-term relationships with all of our families; in fact, we still keep in touch with families whose kids came to us on our very first adventures in the early 1990s! Since our inception, we’ve seen firsthand the positive impacts of outdoor adventure and community living on teenagers. […]

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Adventure Treks’ Alum: ‘Our Advice for New AT Students’

Making the decision to embark on an Adventure Treks trip for the first time can be a little unnerving and scary; after all, many of our new students have never done an outdoor trip before! We applaud our students’ choices to step outside of their comfort zone to do something completely new, including meeting new […]

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The Positive Impacts of Community Living & Outdoor Adventure on AT Kids: The Parana Family

Adventure Treks is grateful to form and maintain long-term relationships with all of our families; in fact, we still keep in touch with families whose kids came to us on our very first adventures in the early 1990s! Since our inception, we’ve seen firsthand the positive impacts of outdoor adventure and community living on teenagers. […]

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How Adventure Treks Taught Me the Difference Between ‘Hard’ and ‘Bad’

While backpacking in Washington’s Goat Rocks Wilderness, long days on the trail are unavoidable. The sub-alpine meadows and harsh, igneous cliffs provide a spectacular visual stage for backcountry travel, but the steep ridge climbing and above-treeline exposure puts even a low-mileage itinerary into a test. It is beautiful, challenging, and ultimately rewarding—in other words, a […]

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The Positive Impacts of Community Living & Outdoor Adventure On AT Kids: The Woolley Family

Adventure Treks is grateful to form and maintain long-term relationships with all of our families; in fact, we still keep in touch with families whose kids came to us on our very first adventures in the early 1990s! Since our inception, we’ve seen firsthand the positive impacts of outdoor adventure and community living on teenagers. […]

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The Positive Impacts of Community Living & Outdoor Adventure On AT Kids: The Davidoff Family

Adventure Treks is grateful to form and maintain long-term relationships with all of our families; in fact, we still keep in touch with families whose kids came to us on our very first adventures in the early 1990s! Since our inception, we’ve seen firsthand the positive impacts of outdoor adventure and community living on teenagers. […]

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Why You Should Become an Outdoor Educator

It’s a tough time for everyone worldwide. As we face continued self-quarantine and social distancing, many are feeling the effects of having to disconnect from their friends, family, and greater community, finding themselves wrapped up in news cycles, social media, and Netflix instead. With the new downtime we’ve found, it’s a great time to self-reflect, […]

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Advice for the Current Coronavirus Quarantine

It’s a strange world out there. Schools across the country have moved to virtual learning, restaurants can only offer take-out, and ski areas, movie theaters, concerts, and sporting events have been cancelled. There will be no March Madness. The streets of big cities are eerily deserted. Our hands have never been cleaner. We are in […]

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Parent Communication during an Adventure Treks Trip

One of the first questions parents ask when looking into Adventure Treks is, “Are your trips tech-free?” We all agree it’s more important than ever for teens to experience a digital detox, and that’s why Adventure Treks students don’t have access to their phones throughout their trips. However, we understand that not having contact with […]

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