Food for Thought? More Like Food for Adventure!

By: Jack Messerly, Assistant Director and Lifelong Foodie After my third and final summer of leading for Apogee in the summer of 2014, and before fellow Assistant Director Izzy Janzen and I began working in the Apogee office, we decided to pursue our passion for food by heading to northern California to work on a farm.… Read more »

Shopping in a Winter Wonderland

By The Apogee Elves Happy Holidays from your friends at Apogee! Here in Maine, we have a perfect winter day – snow on the ground and the air is delightfully crisp and clear! We had our first big snow on Monday and are still enjoying its beauty. As the holiday season approaches, we’re making our… Read more »

Why Does Apogee Work? Evaluating the Magic

By: Izzy Janzen Back in the day, one of my favorite things about being an Apogee leader was seeing the transition groups experienced over the course of a trip. My favorite example is the first day of one of my Northwest Explorer trips. We encountered flight delays and a temporarily misplaced bag that led to… Read more »