Notes From The Road

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Why Take an Outdoor Adventure Gap Semester?

Since its inception in 1993, Adventure Treks has provided education, growth, and unforgettable memories for more than 20,000 middle and high schoolers seeking fun and challenging outdoor programs. The philosophy behind Adventure Treks summer programs remains steadfast: to foster inclusive communities through the beautiful outdoors and create meaningful growth opportunities for teens. Now, with the […]

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Gear Series: Tips for Buying Fleece

Interpreting the language of outdoor retail When it comes to buying outdoor gear for Adventure Treks (or even for a personal trip), there’s nothing more daunting than trying to decipher every obscure label, material, fabric, and technology that comes with buying even the simplest outdoor item these days. But Adventure Treks is here to help! […]

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Where Are They Now? Catching Up with Fall 2020 LAS Students

Adventure Treks’ inaugural Leadership Adventure Semester in fall 2020 exceeded even our highest expectations. This phenomenal group of students formed one of the closest, most inclusive, and most respectful communities we have ever witnessed, and their desire to learn and grow was extraordinary. Since leaving Adventure Treks, all of our students have embarked on impressive […]

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Helpful Tips for the College Application Process – Part 2

A few weeks ago, we published a blog by current Adventure Treks parent and private college advisor Daniella Friedman with some helpful tips about the college application process. In part two of this series, Daniella, who guides students through the college search and application process, talks about how students can write about their Adventure Treks […]

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Gear Series: Tips for Buying Insulated Jackets

Interpreting the language of outdoor retail When it comes to buying outdoor gear for Adventure Treks (or even for a personal trip), there’s nothing more daunting than trying to decipher every obscure label, material, fabric, and technology that comes with buying even the simplest outdoor item these days. But Adventure Treks is here to help! […]

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Helpful Tips for the College Application Process

It’s about time for high school juniors to begin working on their college applications. Knowing that high schoolers are faced with the constant pressure of juggling academics, different extracurriculars and clubs, summer programs, and athletics, we asked Daniella Friedman of College Together Admissions Counseling a few questions about the role that a program like Adventure […]

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