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Why Working at Adventure Treks Matters

A unique aspect of working at Adventure Treks is that instructors return year after year to spend their summers with us. In fact, our instructor return rate every summer exceeds 60 percent. Below, some of our longest-standing community members tell us why Adventure Treks and wild places are such an important part of their lives. This […]

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Thank You Kate Brown, Welcome Jack Hoiland!

In June, our longtime logistics coordinator Kate Brown will move on from Adventure Treks, and boy, will we miss her! Kate first joined the Adventure Treks team in 2013, first as an instructor and then as a trip leader. In late 2014, she was promoted to the full-time logistics coordinator position, moving into the field […]

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College 2018: Where Adventure Treks Students are Headed Next Year

Congratulations to our graduating class of 2018, soon to be the class of 2022! We know you all have worked extremely hard and are excited (and probably a bit nervous!) about the opportunities ahead. The college application process is a challenging one. Some even construe it as “broken,” where teenagers with impeccable credentials, who have […]

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What Kind of Camera Should Your Child Bring to Adventure Treks?

Parents rejoice when they learn about the Adventure Treks no-electronics policy. But the next question they ask is, “how can my child take photos at Adventure Treks without a phone?” We know they’ve become outdated due to amazing advances in smartphone cameras, but remember GoPros and point-and-shoot cameras? That’s what your child should bring to […]

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Beyond the Itinerary: the Specifics of an AT Trip

While our trip itineraries provide a great overall picture of the outdoor adventures we do at Adventure Treks, it can be difficult for new families to understand the Adventure Treks logistics while their students are on a trip. I’ve been working for Adventure Treks for five years (as both the year-round logistics coordinator and summer […]

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Staff Spotlight: Kelly Dohn

Kelly earned a degree from the University of Montana in Missoula, majoring in fine arts. She is returning for her third season at Adventure Treks this summer. Last year, Kelly led students on the Yellowstone Adventure trips! What is your favorite AT activity? That is so hard to choose, but I think my favorite thing […]

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