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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 […]

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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 […]

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Why Adventure Treks is More Critical Than Ever: Thoughts from AT Alumni

Hello all! My name is Brandon Schoenfeld, and I am a four-year Adventure Treks alum (and currently working at Camp Pinnacle for my first summer as a counselor!). In 2019, I took my last trip, Leadership Summit, with some amazing friends and fantastic instructors. In recent months, many of us found ourselves missing our beloved […]

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How Can Adventure Treks Operate in 2020 When Other Programs Chose to Close?

Our carefully made plans for summer 2020, like all other programs have experienced, were thrown out the window. But we are not ones to easily give up! More important than painstakingly detailed logistics, we want to remain true to our mission: to run the safest, most exciting, and most substantive outdoor adventure programs for teenagers […]

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Adventure Treks’ Alum: ‘Our Advice for New AT Students’ – Part 3

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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Adventure Treks’ Alum: ‘Our Advice for New AT Students’ – Part 2

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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