Begin Your Adventure

Summer Adventures For Teens Ages 13 – 18

I am in the grade
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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Musings on the College Admission Race

I originally wrote this blog as a polite response to a parent who has decided that as much as her son loves Adventure Treks, next summer, he will instead devote his time to SAT prep courses and college essay writing clinics instead of returning to the mountains he loves. While I have seen many students take this summer […]

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Student Trip Report: A Reunion in Yosemite!

By Harper Swing, currently a freshman at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Leadership Summit 2016, Alaska 1a 2015, California Challenge 3 2014, British Columbia 2 2013, California Adventure 2012 I always had a hard time leaving an Adventure Treks trip. Every summer, when I would step off the plane, back in my home […]

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Thinking of all our AT Families in Harm’s Way and Thanking You for a Great Summer!

Between hurricanes, wildfires, and unsettling international and domestic events, our world seems to be turning upside down. Our hearts go out to our Adventure Treks families in the Houston area. Fortunately, all seem to be doing OK and focused on helping others. We are grateful that Irma has spared our families in the Dominican Republic […]

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Mid-Summer Adventure Treks Video Postcard

We’ve been having a lot of fun at Adventure Treks this summer, and we thought we would share a video from some of our early summer trips! Parents, we greatly appreciate the tremendous teenagers with whom it has been an absolute pleasure to work with so far this summer. We are so excited to meet […]

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Visiting our Students and Evening Meetings

Evening meeting is a nightly ritual, unique to Adventure Treks. Every evening, our trip groups come together as a community, share daily highlights, 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 the positive. […]

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Adventure Treks is Open for Summer!

Everyone is on the move! When the last planes land in Alaska, today we will have 215 students scattered between Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, and Colorado. It’s been exciting to welcome our students, and the fun, adventure, and community that makes Adventure Treks special has finally begun! After opening these first round of trips, our […]

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Greetings from Adventure Treks Instructor Orientation 2017

Greetings from 2017 Adventure Treks instructor orientation! About 50 instructors converged from 21 states and Australia for two weeks of training as we eagerly prepare for the arrival of our students. And let me tell you: It’s great to be back in full Adventure Treks mode again! As your kids will tell you, life is better […]

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Introducing our 2017 Instructor Teams!

Besides “I can’t wait for this summer!”, we know another thought on students’ minds right now is, “Who will my instructors be this summer?” Without further ado, we present this year’s staff teams! We spend several months each spring creating the most skilled and balanced instructor groups possible, and we can’t wait to watch our […]

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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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