Avid4 Adventure Journal

November 11, 2019
20 Reasons Why We Work At Avid4 Adventure

There are so many amazing moments that happen at Avid4 Adventure summer camps—moments like teaching a child to ride a bike for the first time or seeing a kid finally choose to paddle in a kayak after they've explained, in detail, their extreme fear of water, and so many countless others. However, these experiences are not limited to having an impact on just campers. Experiences at camp also have a profound influence on the instructors as well.

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Topics: Working for Avid4 Adventure

November 5, 2019
Avid4 Adventure Ranked One of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work 4th Year in a Row

We are thrilled to announce the exciting news that, in 2019, we've been ranked as one of Outside Magazine's Best Places to Work for the 4th year in a row. Paul Dreyer, Avid4 Adventure CEO commented saying, "We are again humbled to be on this list and to be in the company of so many other incredible organizations. It's an honor. It's also a testament to everyone who works with Avid4, both our full-time HQ team and our hundreds of seasonal instructors and camp directors. At Avid4, we try hard to create a great work environment—a container—but it's really our people who make it a great place to work."


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Topics: Working for Avid4 Adventure

October 7, 2019
Avid4 Summer Camps Opening in Bend, OR; Minneapolis, MN & Seattle, WA!

Hello Friends of Avid4 Adventure,

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Topics: Oregon Summer Camp New Locations

September 24, 2019
Parents and Kids, You Can Help: 16 Ways to Fight Climate Change

At Avid4 Adventure, we are on a mission to empower kids to choose active, healthy lifestyles in the outdoors. Our vision is to inspire thousands of kids across the country through our outdoor adventure summer camps and programs. A large part of achieving our mission and vision is dependent on other factors. The most important factor is that we are able to provide kids with authentic outdoor experiences—meaning experiences that take place in real, outdoor recreation areas. That also means the public lands in which we operate (and public lands in general) must continue to be public and they must be protected from infringement.

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Topics: Outdoor Advocacy

September 23, 2019
Supporting Kids With Disabilities at Summer Camp

When you look at the Avid4 Adventure website you’ll be presented with images of happy, healthy, adventurous children on every page. For most parents and guardians, those three words are a simple, all-encompassing description of what they want for their kiddos at summer camp and beyond. Happy. Healthy. Adventurous.

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Topics: Inclusivity