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Monthly Archives:March 2015

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Introducing our 2019 trip leaders!

We are so excited to announce our leadership team for summer 2019! 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 trip itineraries; share our collective expertise as review safety, policies, and procedures; […]

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Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

We want to be among the first to say a huge congratulations to our graduating class of 2019, soon to be the class of 2023! You all have worked extremely hard and are excited (and probably a bit nervous) about the opportunities ahead. We know how challenging it can be to navigate the seemingly unending […]

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Give Your Kids Some Credit

The other day, I had a conversation with a father who wasn’t sure if his son could succeed at Adventure Treks. “He likes the comfort of home too much.” “It sounds too hard for him.” This young man had loved his sleepaway summer camp, but his dad was worried whether he’d survive three weeks in […]

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Meet Our Newest Regional Director: Abby Sophir

We’d love for everyone to meet one of our three regional directors this summer: Abby Sophir! Abby, an Adventure-Treks-student-turned-instructor, will be joining our senior staff team, helping manage our trips and instructors this summer, and getting to know hundreds of students! Abby has five seasons of Adventure Treks trips under her belt, and we’d love […]

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Adventure Treks: A Leader in Teen Adventure Camps

Type “teen adventure camp” into Google, and several reputable summer programs with great intentions, a safety focus, sound philosophy, and strong leadership will appear. However, there are significant differences between these programs, including with ours: We’ve designed Adventure Treks to be the most consistent and highly rated teen program that delivers genuine, long-lasting growth outcomes, […]

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The Adventure Treks Take on the College Cheating Scandal

With our oldest daughter a freshman in college and our middle kids a junior and freshman in high school, my wife Jane and I are enmeshed in the non-stop stress of the college application process. We figure by the time our youngest (Charlie, in 6th grade) applies, we might have the system figured out. Insidious […]

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