Notes From The Road

The Group Journal

Show Filters
Avatar

Goodbye 2020, Welcome 2021!

It’s with great eagerness that we look toward the hope and change that 2021 will surely bring. But as we reflect on 2020, we are truly thankful for continued good health in our Adventure Treks community as our hearts go out to the many folks who have suffered loss and illness this year. Though this […]

Read Post
Avatar

Why I Decided to Take a Gap Year

The Leadership Adventure Semester (Adventure Treks’ first-ever gap semester program) is off to an incredible start. On Friday, two groups departed for their seven-day backpack while group three began their three-day lifeguarding course. After the course ended Sunday, group three headed to Pisgah National Forest yesterday for their backpack trip , and the other two […]

Read Post
Avatar

What Did Parents Think of Adventure Treks Summer 2020?

We could not have pulled off this unprecedented summer (operating on a small scale during a pandemic is something we never expected to do) without the steadfast support of our amazing Adventure Treks families and students. For many reasons, this will be a summer we’ll never, ever forget—and not just because of COVID restrictions. What […]

Read Post
Avatar

Reflections on an Incredible Adventure Treks Summer

It has been an absolute privilege to operate Adventure Treks this summer. To be able to see the joy on teenagers’ faces as they reveled in face-to-face connections with friends and had a ton of fun in the outdoors—in the middle of a pandemic—made everyone’s hard work completely worth it. By facilitating the communities and […]

Read Post
Avatar

2021 Enrollment Will Begin August 24

Wow, what a summer! To witness the joy on teenagers’ faces as they reunited with and hugged friends, formed close bonds with new peers, reveled in face-to-face connections, spent two to three weeks in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, and had the most fun they’ve had all year—all in the middle of a pandemic… This […]

Read Post
Avatar

How a Tech-Free Program Helps Students Succeed in a Tech-Filled World

Each year, we feel that the benefits of the Adventure Treks experience become more important. The reason is simple: technology. (It’s more heartbreakingly true this year, when students have been glued to their screens for online hangouts and schooling.) This might not make sense initially. How does attending a camp devoid of technology help a […]

Read Post
More Posts