Notes From The Road

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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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Why We’re Opening Adventure Treks This Summer

The decision to open Adventure Treks this season has been the hardest one I’ve made in my 30 years working in youth development. The decision was made after many sleepless nights trying to figure which option was the best… out of no perfect options. It’s a decision made not from hubris, but with clear eyes […]

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The Positive Impacts of Community Living & Outdoor Adventure on AT Kids: The Hasen Family

Adventure Treks is grateful to form and maintain long-term relationships with all of our families; in fact, we still keep in touch with families whose kids came to us on our very first adventures in the early 1990s! Since our inception, we’ve seen firsthand the positive impacts of outdoor adventure and community living on teenagers. […]

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