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Monthly Archives:September 2017

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Video: Greetings from Adventure Treks Instructor Orientation

Adventure Treks 2019 instructor orientation is in full swing just outside Portland, OR. I’m proud to be a part of the group of mentors who train our new instructors. As an Adventure Treks parent myself, I’m thrilled to have these folks interacting with and inspiring three of my own kids. The energy is fantastic, and […]

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A Look at Our 2019 Global Community

This year, Adventure Treks has the pleasure of welcoming students from 44 states and 16 countries! Each of our trips represents 10–16 different states and 3–4 countries. One reason our parents choose Adventure Treks is because of our global footprint; our students enjoy getting to know peers from different cultures and backgrounds. With the welcoming […]

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Introducing our 2019 Instructor Teams!

We are so excited to introduce the 2019 instructor teams! Each spring, our directors spend hours poring over returning and new instructors’ resumes to create the most balanced teams possible, carefully considering everyone’s experience, skills, personalities, and backgrounds. Each trip will have both new and returning instructors, always led by a returning trip leader who […]

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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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