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 »

Holy Holiday Hoodies, Batman!

Like the tip-tap of reindeer feet on the roof, the Apogee Holiday Hoodie sale is one of the most anticipated events of the holiday season! This year’s Holiday Hoodie is the very same American Apparel 100%-cotton pullover fleece hoodie issued to our field staff in advance of the summer season. Our hoodies are certainly comfortable, but stylish and… Read more »

The Origins of an Apogee Trip: Trip Scouting in Colorado

By: Jack Messerly If you’ve ever wondered how Apogee trips go from a twinkle in a Director’s eye to a fully-fledged Apogee Adventure, read on! When Apogee’s Directors (Chevin, as Chad and Kevin are less-formally known) give you a chance to fly to Colorado for a week, photograph bugling elk, and hike to beautiful mountain lakes… Read more »

Staff Recruitment 2017 & Our Path to Great Leaders

Apogee is rooted in humble beginnings – we started with only two trips and a total of 15 students in 2002. Fifteen years later, Apogee’s roots are firmly planted, proudly welcoming nearly 600 students in 2016 and running 43 trips in stunning locations all over the world. While our growth can be contributed to numerous… Read more »