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Monthly Archives:May 2015

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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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College 2017: Where Our Students are Headed Next

Congratulations to our graduating class of 2017, soon to be the class of 2021! We are always impressed—but never surprised—at the remarkable colleges Adventure Treks students will soon be attending. Below is the list of the colleges that you, our students, have chosen. We feel privileged and grateful to have been a topic of many […]

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Staff Spotlight: Devin Wilkinson

Devin will be joining us as a Trip Leader for her fifth season at Adventure Treks! She answered a few questions for us below. What are you currently doing? I am currently a ski patroller at Park City Ski Area in Utah. What made you want to work as an outdoor educator? Growing up in […]

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Our View on Service Trips – And Why We Don’t Offer Them

Many people ask us why we don’t offer community service trips, and specifically international ones, as part of our summer trip offerings. We could make a lot of money if we chose to do this. However, we would feel guilty making money on something we believe rarely accomplishes most of its intended goals. Don’t get us […]

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Meals at Adventure Treks: From the Outdoors to Your Kitchen

While at Adventure Treks, students learn how to cook delicious meals in the wilderness. This helps students get more involved in the preparation and planning aspects of their trips, and it teaches them lifelong skills. There is a strong sense of pride that comes from creating a hot meal in a serene wilderness environment. Students and […]

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