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Adventure Travel for Teens 13–18

I am in the grade
and would like to travel to
for...

Let's Get Bold

Adventure Travel for Teens 13–18

I am in the grade
and would like to travel to
for...

It’s time to

Be Bold

Want to surf in Costa Rica? Perhaps you’d like to feed elephants in South Africa. Maybe your bucket list includes viewing Europe’s most historic sites. Whatever your desires, Bold Earth has a trip that’s just right for you.

Notes From The Road

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The Views You Can Expect at the Grand Canyon

When you’re making a trip to the Grand Canyon, you know there’s going to be a lot to take in. The Grand Canyon is one of the largest and most breathtaking natural wonders of the world, and it can be daunting to try to get the whole experience in a single trip. Luckily, there are […]

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5 Must Try Activities in Hawaii for Teens

Hawaii is a beautiful, tropical string of islands ideal for teen adventure travel. Not only are there fast-paced adventures like ziplining, but there are also relaxing activities like sailing and snorkeling, offering a perfect balance for a trip. These are just some of the excellent adventure activities in Hawaii that your teen could participate in […]

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What Are the Best Summer Adventures for High School Students?

You hear it all the time but high school truly does provide you with some of the best times of your life. While it can be stressful and full of angst (i.e. college prep), it’s also an amazing opportunity for growth, exploration, and fun. In high school, your general being has been sketched out but […]

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7 Best Places to Visit for Youth Adventure Travel

For many families, the hardest decision of the summer is selecting the right adventure travel program for their teenagers. But once that decision has been made, the next question can be even tougher – where should they go? From jungles and mountains to cities and shorelines, with service and surfing and kayaking and rock climbing, […]

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Student Summer Adventures: Best Countries for Scuba Diving

Interested in a summer adventure exploring entirely new worlds underwater? Whether you’re already a certified PADI Open Water diver or have never dived before, there are countless opportunities to fall in love with the world of scuba diving. Learning to scuba dive abroad can afford teens the chance to visit incredible destinations while experiencing top-notch […]

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5 Must See Colorado Sights for Teens

Colorado is a beautiful state that attracts many tourists each year, around 82.4 million in 2017 to be exact. That being said, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the thousands of things to do and see – especially for teens in the summer! Here at Bold Earth, we have found the 5 cannot miss […]

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10 Tips for Teens Hiking the Grand Canyon

When thinking about a Grand Canyon hike for teens, it’s important to consider what types of clothing and other materials they should pack. If there is one thing to know about the Grand Canyon in the summer, know that while it will get very hot, you will also experience many different types of climate. The […]

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Where are Bold Earth 2019 students from?

Traditionally, Bold Earth has enjoyed a global footprint regarding its student population, and this year is no different. We are happy to welcome students from 12 countries and 26 U.S. states! Most of our trips have at least one or two international students, and though we do have a large northeastern presence in the U.S., […]

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Introducing our 2019 Trip Leader Teams!

We are so excited to announce our trip leader teams for summer 2019! We’re extremely proud that Bold Earth has one of the highest trip leader return rates in the industry—this year, it’s 65 percent. Every trip leader is certified, at minimum, as a wilderness first responder; senior trip leaders (at least one on every […]

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Why a Smaller Company is a Better Choice

The right summer enrichment experience can be a defining experience in a young person’s life, and creating these special experiences is why Bold Earth exists. To this end, under our new ownership, we have structured Bold Earth to maximize our ability to consistently deliver life-changing experiences for teenagers. We pride ourselves in being a small, […]

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