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Monthly Archives:December 2018

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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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Adaptability: The Unsung Hero of Bold Earth Trips

“According to Darwin’s Origin of Species, it is not the most intellectual of the species that survives; it is not the strongest that survives; but the species that survives is the one that is able best to adapt and adjust to the changing environment in which it finds itself.” – Leon Megginson I saw this quote […]

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Benefits of Teen Travel and Service Trips

If you’re reading this, you may have already researched the extensive benefits of teen travel and community service programs. As more and more studies show that today’s teenagers are experiencing higher than ever levels of pressure, depression, and anxiety, parents continually seek out programs that boost confidence, increase independence and leadership skills, and offer inclusive […]

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Pros and Cons of Cotton Clothing

As we move into the new year, parents and students begin to look ahead to summer and make their 2019 Bold Earth trip selection. There are so many options taking place around the world—we know it can be hard to choose! With trip selection comes trip planning, and it’s important to know that no two […]

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