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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.

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Off to staff training!

After many months of waiting the moment has arrived. Every year we look forward to (and plan for) staff training. For our director team, there is no larger moment. It is our opportunity and time to help prepare our incredible leaders to help mentor and inspire our students this summer. Bold Earth has been successful […]

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Celebrating Earth Day with Our Non-Profit Partners!

A Bold Earth, Earth Day! It seems so silly that there is just one day specifically slated to celebrate our majestic planet home. From where we’re standing, that certainly does not feel like enough. The truth is, like many companies of our nature—wherein the natural world is our livelihood—we absolutely love celebrating the Earth. At […]

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5 reasons your teen will sleep better on a Bold Earth trip

When you first think of outdoor adventures for teens, what comes to mind? Epic locations? Sunset smiles? Lifelong friendships? Unparalleled memories? Surely quality sleep also makes it to the top of the list right? We know that this idea doesn’t immediately seem possible, but are here to show you otherwise! I know what you are […]

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What we learned from summer 2021

Warmer weather is on the horizon Perhaps it is just me, but every year as February rolls around, I am ready for winter to wrap up. Every sunny day on the forecast has me daydreaming of warmer weather. It is no wonder that I always spend February booking future adventures, eager to turn the corner […]

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5 Reasons a Bold Earth trip should be your 2022 New Years Resolution

We have all made New Year’s resolutions before, oftentimes with a mixed bag of success. By the time February rolls around, it is easy for resolutions to fall through the cracks. Sometimes the best resolutions are ones where you are not in it alone. Here are 5 top reasons to join us this summer. Make […]

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Bold Earth in the News

Thanks to our friends at the Summer camp hub for highlighting Bold Earth as the top adventure travel summer camp! (Check out the full article here.) Top 5 Adventure Travel Camps Bold Earth Started in 1976, Bold Earth has been offering successful adventure summer camps for years. It’s one of the top adventure programs and […]

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The Silver Lining to COVID-19 Quarantine

As we’ve all grown fond of saying, we’re living in a challenging and unprecedented time. No person in their right mind would describe these past few months as a “good time.” With all who have suffered from the direct and indirect effects of COVID-19, it’s hard to feel positive. I know well and firsthand how […]

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College Essays: Hugs vs. Emojis

At Bold Earth, we focus on providing our hard-working, high-achieving students with a chance to disconnect from the pressures of school and have a fun summer experience. While we are not an academic program (kids are in school enough these days) or a college preparatory experience, we believe that Bold Earth remains educational and can […]

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What It’s Like Snorkeling in Hawaii

Hawaii is known for many things: beautiful beaches, volcanoes, surfing, rich culture, and much more. With each island’s diverse ecosystems, Hawaii is blessed with a rich biodiversity. Bold Earth has been leading teen adventure trips to Hawaii for decades. Unsurprisingly, snorkeling is usually one of our highest-rated activities.  I’ve led Bold Earth trips in the […]

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Four Reasons Why You Should Visit the Swiss Alps

When choosing to embark on a teen travel adventure trip with Bold Earth, the immediate draw to our Alps excursions is the opportunity to hike around Mont Blanc through stunning scenery. While the highlight of this trip is the multi-day trek through the Alps, it’s not the only reason to choose this adventure. Let’s take […]

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