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    Outdoor Adventure Summer Programs

    If you long to climb a mountain, sleep under the stars, hike through a national park, or learn outdoor survival skills, these outdoor and adventure summer programs will fit the bill. Some are based in traditional summer camps, others take give teens a chance to explore the backwoods of states as diverse as New York and Hawaii. Wildness adventures will help you develop skills like leadership and ingenuity that will serve you well in college, while you’re making new friend and having fun.

    Arcos Journeys: Active Mexico! Hike & Surf Camp
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    Arcos Journeys: Active Mexico! Hike & Surf Camp

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    Mexico

    Travel to Oaxaca, Mexico for a transformative adventure! Hike in the cool cloud forests of the Sierra Sur mountains. Stay in log cabins and learn about the forest from indigenous guides. Attend surf camp in world-famous Puerto Escondido. Learn to surf or perfect your skills. Participate in other aquatic activities...(more)

    Teton Valley Ranch Camp
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    Teton Valley Ranch Camp

    Jackson, Wyoming

    At TVRC, our guiding vision is to create future generations of leaders through a unique western experience for children ages 11 to 16 that includes backpacking, horse pack trips, and traditional in-camp programming. The core of this program is time spent away from screens while building new friendships. In the backcountry and on the ranch, we develop community-minded leaders by instilling a love for adventure, cultivating respect for the wilderness, and capitalizing on lessons of grit...(more)

    Arcos Journeys: Camino de Santiago – Hiking the Way
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    Arcos Journeys: Camino de Santiago – Hiking the Way

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    Spain

    Trek across the striking landscapes of Galicia in northern Spain. Experience this ancient centuries old pilgrim’s path. Hike village to village and end in Santiago de Compostela and  the shrine of St. James. Explore ancient churches and monasteries along the way. Sync mind, body, and spirit as you walk your Camino...(more)

    Arcos Journeys: Ski & Snowboard Camp in Patagonia
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    Arcos Journeys: Ski & Snowboard Camp in Patagonia

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    Argentina

    Travel to Patagonia for the peak of South America’s ski season. The program is based at Cerro Catedral in Bariloche. This is a premiere winter sports destination. Participants will have daily ski and snowboard activities. The program includes a Buenos Aires excursion for some culture and city life before hitting the mountain slopes!..(more)

    Arcos Journeys: Outdoor Adventure & Cultural Exploration
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    Arcos Journeys: Outdoor Adventure & Cultural Exploration

    Spain

    Mountains, beach, and Spanish culture! Summit the Mulhacén, the tallest peak on the Iberian peninsula. Go canyoneering in the slot canyons of the Rio Verde. Mountain bike through centuries-old olive orchards above the Alhambra palace. Try your hand at rock climbing and participate in aquatic activities on Spain’s stunning coastline...(more)

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