Final Blog!

The final stretch of the trip started bright and early with sausage, bacon, and egg sandwiches. Weston nearly slept through breakfast. However, he was in good company, as Ethan continued his streak of late morning slumber. By 9:30 am we were off towards Denver. Hannah revealed her true nature during the car ride, expressing her […]

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Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park

RMNP Day 1 Update by Joey and Weston: Our day started a little later than previous days. Weston, Joey, and Lauren cooked a wonderful breakfast of egg mcmuffins with sausage, eggs, and cheese. Weston showed everyone a Canadian delicacy of maple syrup and coffee. After breakfast we played a game of 31 taught by Harrison. […]

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Community Service Day!

Update written by student Ethan, Joey, and Alana: This morning we awoke at a grueling 5:30 a.m. The sweet sweet smell of bagels, peanut butter and fruit graced our noses for what seems like the 20th time this trip. Spencer loved it. After this we traveled to La Plata Peak to commence our community service […]

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Finally, Some Rapids!

Update from students Taylor, Joey, Weston, and Alana: To start off the day, the breakfast crew whipped up some yogurt parfaits along with bagels and cream cheese. Thanks to Alana, and her outstanding knife skills, we were all able to enjoy fresh kiwi with our meal. As we prepared to embark on our second white […]

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Rock Climbing Update

Update by Harrison, Lauren, Ethan, and Spencer: This morning, the breakfast crew woke up early in order to prepare an array of fruit and egg and bacon muffins. Alana was in charge of the eggs while Harrison worked on the bacon and English muffins. After breakfast was cleaned up, the group headed over to meet […]

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4th of July and Two Biking Days

Biking day 1 Update by Spencer and Joey: Joey and Sully were the first to wake up and admire the morning rays of sunshine. All of us ate bagels with cream cheese, something we’ve grown accustomed to on this trip. We headed over to Fruita to meet our guide Jody and get fitted for our […]

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Making Our Way from Utah back to Colorado

Update from students Harrison, Alana, Weston: Due to a late night spent stargazing, we slept in until 7:45 a.m. After a breakfast of fresh fruit and muffins, we gathered to play sardines. As the leader of the day Joey kicked off the game choosing an excellent hiding spot in a crevasse. While it took a […]

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Last Day of Rafting

Update by students Alana, Lauren, Weston, and Atreyu: This morning, Alana, Taylor, and Lauren woke up at 6 a.m., packed their tent and dipped their feet in the water before the sun was fully risen. Joey has some morning chilling in the hammock, and then we had a big safety brief from our guide Sedona […]

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Another Day of Rafting

Today, Spencer and Joey started their day at 3 a.m. when they had to put the rain fly on their tent! Atreyu decided to switch tents for the additional room (and better smell). Harrison and Ethan trudged out of bed last, groggy from the night’s sleep! After an evening and morning of fighting off mosquitoes […]

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First Day of Rafting

Update from students Harrison, Jasper, and Taylor: Yesterday morning, we woke up at 6:30 a.m. After packing up our tents we got together for a breakfast of fruit and bagels! Before getting on the road, we made a quick stop at Walmart to pick up some gear Casey and Weston had forgotten. After fueling up […]

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