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Monthly Archives:September 2014

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Checking in From the Field (and Happy Fourth!)

It’s a typical day in the Adventure Treks world! Today, Colorado Explorer is rafting the Clear Creek River. Yellowstone Teton Adventure is rafting the Snake River. British Columbia is on day two of their backpack in Wells Gray Provincial Park. Pacific Northwest Adventure is driving to North Cascades National Park to begin their second backpack […]

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Greetings from Adventure Treks Instructor Orientation 2018

Greetings from the 2018 Adventure Treks instructor orientation! About 60 instructors have come together 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 at […]

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Trip Leader Orientation is Finished, and Big Orientation is Starting!

Every year, Adventure Treks kicks off the summer with our five-day trip leader retreat in Oregon, where our leadership team gathers in a cabin near Mt. Hood for senior staff training. Our 12 trip leaders, two logistics directors, and four regional directors hail from 12 states, average 28.8 years old, and have a collective 143 […]

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Packing Tips from Adventure Treks Parents

Every year in the Adventure Treks office, we field more than a few phone calls regarding how and what to pack for our trips. We know that sending your child off is already a stressful process, so we want to help make the packing process as anxiety-free as possible. We reached out to some of our […]

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Introducing our 2018 Staff Teams!

We’ve been hearing this question a lot lately… “Who are my instructors going to be this summer?!” Without further ado, we present the 2018 instructor teams! We spend each spring creating the most skilled and balanced instructor teams possible, and we can’t wait to watch our staff (both new and returning!) create a safe, fun, […]

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Why Working at Adventure Treks Matters

A unique aspect of working at Adventure Treks is that instructors return year after year to spend their summers with us. In fact, our instructor return rate every summer exceeds 60 percent. Below, some of our longest-standing community members tell us why Adventure Treks and wild places are such an important part of their lives. This […]

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