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Adventures in joy: an interview with Go For It! instructors

Adventures in joy: an interview with Go For It! instructors

Since the early years of Summit Adventure’s foundation, Tim Hansel instituted an adaptive program which still runs today, known as our Go For It! course. The course allows for individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities to engage in outdoor adventure activities, led by a team of instructors. During the summer 2015 Go For It!, a group…
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When Fear Calls Your Name: Part 1 

When Fear Calls Your Name: Part 1 

Editors Note: This is the opening blog in a new series titled “Stories From the Field,” in which Summit Adventure Executive Director Tom Smith will share notable stories from his time leading courses. In his first blog for the series, Tom shares how experiencing a sudden onset of fear while mountaineering in Ecuador pushed him…
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Meet Nick, Summit’s Assistant Program Director!

Meet Nick, Summit’s Assistant Program Director!

After spending the summer of ’13 as a field instructor, Nick Holliday has returned to the Summit Adventure team as Assistant Program Director. Hailing from South Carolina, this rock climbing junkie was drawn to Summit by the passion he shares with the program’s mission: transformational learning via outdoor adventure that helps people understand more about…
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