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Posted by adventureli on February 18, 2014

Wilderness First Responder Course

Adventure Links is proud to be hosting a Wilderness First Responder course this year. Among outdoor companies wilderness training courses are the norm. Companies typically outsource to various vendors who in turn provide an instructor. Average medical courses include: Wilderness First Aid (WFA), Wilderness First Responder (WFR), and some go as far as Wilderness EMT. A

Posted by Anna Birch on February 19, 2013

The Treasures in a 6-year-old’s Mind

It seems the older I get, the farther back in life I go to look at times I had it “all figured out.” Today I reflect upon one of my most treasured childhood memories and my first marriage proposal. I was 6 years old… As a child, well before WiFi was even an idea, we spent our

Posted by Anna Birch on February 12, 2013

Chronicles of a Camper — Part 3

As fate and luck would have it, Brian returned summer after summer to continue impacting the lives of youth as well as the lives of his colleagues. He grew in talent and the application of his teaching skills and passions were clear to all. At the beginning of one of his last summers with Adventure Links, he

Posted by Anna Birch on January 29, 2013

Unbridled Joy

Unbridled joy… that’s what you get when you mix a snow day, ice-coated mountain driveway, and a run with a 10-year-old. My daughter’s face lit up when I posed the idea of going for a run on this icy day home from school. “This will be pretty funny, mom.” And it was. The laughter erupted

Posted by Anna Birch on January 15, 2013

Chronicles of a Camper — Part 2

Brian graduated to the age of our Teen Expeditions. His growth as a learner, a leader, and a contributor shone brighter and brighter with each trip.  It was years later Brian moved the room giving a speech at the wedding of one of his Adventure Links mentors—there was not a dry eye in the house.