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November 25, 2019
Adventures in Switzerland: Avid4 Adventure Grant Winner Shares Journey

Every year, Avid4 Adventure awards a few lucky seasonal staff members with the trip of a lifetime. Winners are granted a plane ticket to fly anywhere in the world plus a $500 stipend to spend when they arrive. To enter, staff must submit a video submission describing their dream adventure and how they plan to live by Avid4 Adventure's core values during the trip.

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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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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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September 9, 2019
A Glimpse Into the Lives of Our Amazing Summer Camp Staff

We say this a lot—our staff are truly special. At most other summer camps, there are not many requirements for prospective candidates and staff are typically between the ages of 16-18. Standard qualifications usually include having prior experience with kids, being able to lead a group of kids, and implement planned curriculum and activities.

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August 12, 2019
“Why” Avid4 Adventure?

“Why” Avid4 Adventure?

I walked into my college’s semi-annual job fair looking for just that—a summer job. Instead, I walked out with an overwhelming sense of joy, a feeling of community, a new family. Avid4 Adventure, I learned, was not only a great company, but had core values which I believed in, values I knew I’d be proud and capable to teach and pass on. The two staff members working the job fair table were so sincere at explaining those values and the positive work environment that had grown from the company’s staff culture that I knew I was where I belonged.

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