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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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Topics: Working for Avid4 Adventure

January 9, 2019
Journey to Becoming a B Corp, Outdoor Advocacy and What's a "B" Corp?

What's a "B" Corp?

You may be asking yourself, “What’s a ‘B’ Corp?” No, it’s not a fancy club or rigorous bootcamp. The “B” actually stands for benefit. According to BCorporation.Net, “Certified B Corporations are a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit. They are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. This is a community of leaders, driving a global movement of people using business as a force for good.” Avid4 Adventure is currently in the process of applying to become a Certified B Corp.

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Topics: summer camp Working for Avid4 Adventure Outdoor Advocacy

June 7, 2018
Our Camp Staff Leadership Training

You've probably heard us sing the praises of our exceptional staff before. And while we pride ourselves on finding the most passionate, dedicated, talented adventure educators around to join the Avid4 Adventure team, that's only the first step. We don't simply hire great folks and ship them off to camp. Instead, we welcome them into a community full of opportunities to learn, build new skills and advance their careers. Here's what we offer every Avid4 Adventure instructor:

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Topics: Avid4 Adventure Jobs Summer Jobs Working for Avid4 Adventure

May 18, 2018
What Sets Avid4 Adventure Summer Camps Apart? Our Incredible Camp Staff.

Ask any Avid4 Adventure parent what sets our camps apart and they'll say the same thing: it's all about the camp staff. While we pride ourselves on offering an exceptional overall experience—thoughtfully chosen recreation areas, professional-caliber equipment, adventures tailored to age and experience level, a time-tested approach to empowering kids—none of it comes together without the seasoned, committed people that make up our staff. But what exactly makes these adventure educators so great? We're glad you asked:

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Topics: Working for Avid4 Adventure

April 19, 2018
4 Things Learned Traveling in New Zealand from an Outdoor Educator

Each year, Avid4 Adventure awards an Adventure Grant to one returning outdoor educator by providing an opportunity of a lifetime: one roundtrip ticket anywhere in the world plus an additional $500 stipend for their dream adventure! Last year our winner, Katie Riley, chose to travel to New Zealand to hike, bike, paddle and ride horses through it's National Parks. The benefits of working for Avid4 Adventure make it way better than typical summer jobs.

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Topics: Working for Avid4 Adventure