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Valuable Tuition Credit Prizes for Slideshow Attendees

Earn $1,000 Tuition Credit, meet WV alumni and engage in your local community. Just as our summer adventures connect great people through great experiences, our winter slideshows are a the perfect chance to learn about our summer opportunities live and in-person. In addition to offering the valuable opportunity to hear from former WV students and … Continue reading »

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Wilderness Ventures in Your Area

Upcoming Slideshow Presentations Connect Families, WV Staff Members and Student Alumni.   In an age when so many young people and their parents are “connecting” through social media, our winter slideshow presentations offer families an increasingly rare first person chance to thoughtfully explore their summer opportunities. While technology is changing the way people work, the … Continue reading »

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National Parks – America’s Greatest Idea

The National Parks fuel the American Soul thanks to their ability to provide shared ownership of natural treasures, foster a connection to the natural world and provide a legacy that we can pass down to our children. Like democracy, they are a uniquely American concept that has spread throughout the world thanks to a long … Continue reading »

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The Way of the Whisperlight: An Evolution in Camp Cooking

While the world’s first portable camping stoves burned animal fat and whale blubber as their fuel sources, the first mainstream, portable camping stove (the Primus) was invented in the late 1800s by Swedish factory worker Frans Wilhelm. Since bringing his original blow-torch-inspired, kerosine-fueled portable cooker to the masses in 1892, portable cooking technology has been … Continue reading »

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At Wilderness Ventures, We Know Our Whales

Discover the earth’s largest mammals on a magical Wilderness Ventures journey. While many of our fantastic leadership and teen adventure camps contain substantive marine biology components, few adventures compare to the chance to get up close and personal with whales. Several of our fantastic marine biology summer camp destinations offer the opportunity to experience several … Continue reading »

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Wildlife-rich Adventures

Connect with the coolest animals in their natural environments on these great teen adventures.   Since 1973, we’ve been connecting young people with the outdoors in ways that build passion and wanderlust for the natural world. Part of how we do that is by visiting and having fun in the most beautiful environments on the … Continue reading »

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Boot Selection

Selecting Hiking Boots for your Wilderness Ventures Adventure.   Wilderness Ventures combines fantastic people, environments and activities to offer the most fun and substantive leadership adventures on the planet. Our goals are to develop peer leadership skills, teach applicable outdoor skills and foster a conservation ethic and love for outdoor environments. We do this by … Continue reading »

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Multiday Rafting Adventures With Wilderness Ventures

Wilderness Ventures, the worldwide leader in student outdoor adventures, offers several multi-day river rafting components that allow teen adventure trip groups to experience the best outdoor environments in the world. On a Wilderness Ventures adventure, students can experience the magic of Oregon, Idaho, California, Colorado, Alaska, Costa Rica and Fiji during an overnight whitewater rafting … Continue reading »

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Earn Your Wilderness First Aid Certification In Alaska

Gain confidence and career skills this summer. Complete your Wilderness First Aid certification on a specialized course offered exclusively to participants of our Alaska College Leadership Expedition.   “Applicable first aid skills are vital for anyone who hopes to work in the outdoors,” says Wilderness Ventures Personnel Coordinator Shauna Nacewicz, “Wilderness First Aid certification is … Continue reading »

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Food, Fun, and Friendships

“One of the most integrated and effective ways that we develop leadership and team skills is the way that we plan and prepare our meals,” says Wilderness Ventures Rocky Mountain Coordinator Joseph Pinkard. “Eating together as a ‘family’ unit provides an immense service to our students.”     Wilderness Ventures trips are a shared experience … Continue reading »

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