Meet Anna Minckler

Hawaii to Florida to Apogee!

A sophomore at Lafayette College, Anna Minckler was born on Kauai, Hawaii and has loved the outdoors from day one. After stints in California and Michigan, her family settled in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she has now lived for sixteen years.


Meet Nick

He’s So Crazy, He’s Leading ACC Again!

A 2009 graduate of Bowdoin College, veteran Apogee leader Nick Smith is fired up to lead our America Coast to Coast trip…for the second time! Yes, it’s true; Nick can’t get enough of the ACC and the incredible young people it attracts. He knows the ins and outs of Apogee’s route and can’t wait to share every bit of it with a new group.

Meet Danika Robison

A Hard-Swinging, Cape-Conquering Skidmorian

The only child of a tight-knit family, Danika Robison grew up in South Burlington, VT and is now a rising senior at Skidmore College where she majors in International Affairs. When not studying, Danika spends a lot of her time on the tennis court.

Guest Blog Entry by Papa Mike

Hello, followers of the Apogee blog! This is a special blog appearance by Mike Lessard — I’m a third-year leader for Apogee. This coming summer, I have the privilege to lead the brand-new Caribbean Service Adventure trip along with the exciting Northwest Explorer. Needless to say, I am eager to get the trips started! I’m also interning for Apogee this spring and working on some pretty interesting projects.