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Staff Spotlight: Erin Reisman

Erin will be joining us for her third summer at Camp Pinnacle this year! She hails from New York City and is currently a junior at Providence College in Rhode Island, double-majoring in economics and history. Her two younger brothers, Aidan and Colin, are both attending Adventure Treks this year. Why did you decide to […]

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Announcing Our New Assistant Director!

After a long and intensive search for our newest member of the leadership team, we are excited to introduce you all to our assistant director, Walker Hendry! Walker comes to us from Austin, TX, where he worked for Explore Austin, a youth mentoring and outdoor leadership non-profit. He is originally from the southeast, however, and has […]

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It’s Time for Kids to Reclaim Conversation

Twenty-five years ago, when I started Adventure Treks, and even back in 2012 when we reopened Camp Pinnacle, I had no idea that one of the benefits I would be looking forward to for my own son and daughters would be the opportunity to escape their electronic devices and engage in face-to-face conversation over an […]

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How Long Should Children Go to Camp?

When we reopened Camp Pinnacle in 2012, we had the opportunity to create a new vision for what summer camp could be. When we went to camp as kids many years ago, many of us were lucky to attend an eight-week session. Nowadays, families don’t have the luxury, disposable income, or time to commit to […]

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Announcing the Pinnacle Sky Park

If my own kids’ enthusiasm is a good indicator, then all of our campers are going to love the latest addition to Camp Pinnacle. Every penny of profit over the past seven years has gone back into improving our campus and the camp experience. Last year, we rebuilt the dining hall, and what a difference […]

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Summer Camp is Often the Best Gift

Every year, I begin searching for the “perfect gift” for my four kids. There are things that they want or “need,” but many of those things are not what I am excited about giving them. The marketing aimed toward consumers, especially during the holidays, tries to erase the line between “want” and “need.” We are […]

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