Begin Your Adventure

Summer Adventures For Teens Ages 13 – 18

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and would like to travel to

Begin Your Adventure

Summer Adventures For Teens Ages 13 – 18

I am in the grade
and would like to travel to

Great Eight Outcomes

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

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Great Eight Outcomes

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

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Summer Camp

We are a small summer adventure camp and getting to know you is our biggest priority. Adventure Treks isn’t just about outdoor fun; 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

Notes From The Road

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A Look at Our 2017 Global Community

Every year, Adventure Treks welcomes students from all over the United States and even the world. So far in 2017, our student population comes from 39 states and 19 countries! We appreciate having this diversity on all of our trips, and we know the students truly enjoy getting to know others from different cultures and backgrounds. […]

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Introducing Our 2017 Trip Leaders!

We are so excited to announce our leadership for summer 2017! On June 3, our directors, regional directors, and trip leaders will gather for a five-day retreat near Mt. Hood in Oregon. Here, we’ll start bonding as a leadership team; pore over each trip’s itinerary; share our collective expertise as review safety, policies, and procedures; […]

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College 2017: Where Our Students are Headed Next

Congratulations to our graduating class of 2017, soon to be the class of 2021! We are always impressed—but never surprised—at the remarkable colleges Adventure Treks students will soon be attending. Below is the list of the colleges that you, our students, have chosen. We feel privileged and grateful to have been a topic of many […]

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Staff Spotlight: Devin Wilkinson

Devin will be joining us as a Trip Leader for her fifth season at Adventure Treks! She answered a few questions for us below. What are you currently doing? I am currently a ski patroller at Park City Ski Area in Utah. What made you want to work as an outdoor educator? Growing up in […]

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Our View on Service Trips – And Why We Don’t Offer Them

Many people ask us why we don’t offer community service trips, and specifically international ones, as part of our summer trip offerings. We could make a lot of money if we chose to do this. However, we would feel guilty making money on something we believe rarely accomplishes most of its intended goals. Don’t get us […]

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Meals at Adventure Treks: From the Outdoors to Your Kitchen

While at Adventure Treks, students learn how to cook delicious meals in the wilderness. This helps students get more involved in the preparation and planning aspects of their trips, and it teaches them lifelong skills. There is a strong sense of pride that comes from creating a hot meal in a serene wilderness environment. Students and […]

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Meet Our New Staffing Director, Joe Sisti!

As some of you may know, Josh Goldbach, our associate director, has moved on from Adventure Treks. After six years with us, Josh decided that while he did not want to leave AT, he did want to try on a new hat. He is still a part of the Adventure Treks family, and has been helping with […]

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Lessons We’ve Learned about Student Travel

Summer officially begins at Adventure Treks in just four months, and the first students of 2017 will be landing at their arrival airports a few short weeks later. In order to make planning your student’s transportation a little easier, here are a few lessons we’ve learned over the years. *These suggestions are based merely on our […]

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Adventure Treks in the Age of Acceleration

Thank You for Being Late by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman is the most powerful book I have read this year, and it does an outstanding job of explaining the current state of the world and the “accelerators” driving the insane pace of change. Friedman’s accelerators include Moore’s Law, Big Data, the markets, population growth, […]

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Cold Feet about the Summer is Normal

The holidays and first round of exams are in the rear view mirror. Because the days are shorter and school dynamics help everyone get more into the academic groove, our teens are spending less time playing outside. They begin to relax into a slumber of sorts regarding the outdoors world that they so enjoy in the summer. For some, the […]

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