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Book and Podcast recommendations for Volunteers – May

2024 VOLUNTEERS – APRIL UPDATE Summit Attendees, Volunteers, and Presenters,   It was mentioned several times at the summit, but it’s worth saying again… We are here to be a resource for developing resilient youth, and we need YOU to help us do it. Therefore, helping you is as important as helping the kids because you […]

Adventure Leadership Summit 2024

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ADVENTURE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT Off The Bike Training Barrel + Beam 260 Northwoods Road Marquette, MI 49855 On The Bike Training Lakeshore Basecamp 955 North Lakeshore Blvd Marquette, MI 49855 LEADERSHIP SUMMIT CHECK-IN: OPENS SATURDAY 7:30 AM Get checked-in and enjoy breakfast from 231 West. Network with Adventure Leaders from around the Midwest.  We start Saturday […]

Volunteers 2024 April Update

2024 VOLUNTEERS – APRIL UPDATE Important Dates 4.21.2024 LMS Online Training must be completed 4.27.2024 Adventure Leadership Summit (Training for all volunteers must be completed) 5.03.2024 Early Adventure Team Registration (Volunteers Only) 5.04.2024 Adventure Team Registration (Public) APRIL 2024: ADVENTURE TEAM VOLUNTEER DISPATCH Believe it or not it’s April and Adventure Team Youth Registration is […]

Marji Camp 2024

JUNE 6-9, 2024 DETAILS ● 80+ Adult Campers ● 20+ Youth Campers (Youth must be 12 years old and entering 7th grade) ● 30+ Marji Camp Volunteer Coaches ● All registrations include an entry into the Marji Gesick 2024 CHECK-IN: RIPPLING RIVER Check-in is between 3PM and 8PM on Thursday, June 6th at Basecamp. Basecamp […]

Adventure Team Youth Resilience Program – March 2024 Update

Important Dates March 1, 2024 – Online Training Opens April 27 and 28, 2024 – Leading Adventure Summit May 4, 2024 @ 12:00 pm Eastern Time – Youth Registration ADVENTURE BIKE CLUB 2024 TIMELINE 3.13.2024  Adventure Team – Marquette: Join us at Ore Dock Brewing Join Adventure Team – Marquette next week (3.13.2024) at Ore […]

POLAR ROLL PHOTOS – RESULTS, GEAR STORE AND MORE

SAVE THE DATE MS EVENTS 2025: FEBRUARY 15, 2025ULTRA EVENT 2025: FEBRUARY 17, 2025 GEAR STORE CLOSES 2.25.2024 VISIT STORE MS EVENT RESULTS view results PR-ULTRA RESULTS MS EVENT PHOTOS RYAN STEPHENS PHOTOGRAPHY Rob Meendering Photography Fresh coast exposures PR-ULTRA PHOTOS rob meendering PHOTOGRAPHY Fresh Coast Exposures

Happy Valentine’s Day, Polar Rollers

TEN THINGS BEFORE WE ROLL 1. MTB? NO. 3.8” OR LARGER. 2. SNOWSHOES REQUIRED? YES. 3. SHOULD I RUN STUDS? YES. 4. IS GPS REQUIRED? YES. 5. CAN I USE MY MTB? NO. 6. SHOULD I RUN STUDS? YES. 7. PACKET PICKUP? READ DA FIELD MANUAL. 8. RACE STARTS WHEN? READ DA FIELD MANUAL. 9. […]

IT’S TIME TO ROLL

IT’S TIME TO ROLL. This update is broken into two parts: Polar Roll-MS and PR-Ultra. If you don’t know what that means it might be safer to stay home. POLAR ROLL-MS This field manual provides the basic doctrinal framework of Polar Roll. Content discussions include fundamentals, culture, logistics, routes, maps, event partners, the mission, and […]

Ten more years for Tara

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We started 2024 excited to celebrate our ten-year anniversary, but life had other plans. On January 19, 2024, an automobile accident claimed the life of our Adventure Coordinator, Tara Gluski. Not a day goes by that I don’t think about her family, friends, and everyone who knew her. When we lose someone we love, it’s […]

EX KICKOFF – MS UPDATE

2024 Polar Roll: Here’s where things stand When I sat down to write this update we were supposed to get 3-10” of snow. it went south of us. As it sits today, the trail orgs have not had enough snow to groom. That should change. I just don’t know when. We’re supposed to get hit […]

GIVING TUESDAY

Empower Youth

We’re heading into our 10th year and we are ready to kick off the next decade of building youth resilience and empowerment. But we can’t grow without your partnership and financial support.