Day 34: ABC, Easy as 1-2-3!

“A B C, It’s easy as 1 2 3, as simple as Do re mi, A B C, 1 2 3 Baby you and me girl” — Jackson 5 As someone who is left-brained and analytically wired, (TBH, I loved Calculus…), it should come as no surprise that today’s blog would result in a numbers-driven… Read more »

Day 33: Apogee — Where Dreams Come True!

Much like the heroes in beloved Disney movies like The Incredibles or Mulan, our students are crushing it in the field. Even when faced with challenges, our groups “Just Keep Swimming.” Dory would be proud! We may not be able to be there with them, but the mysterious magic of the internet gives us a… Read more »

Day 32: With Our Olympic Crew!

Gold medal track and field athlete Sanya Richards Ross said, “Failure I can live with. Not trying is what I can’t handle.” For many of our students, Apogee trips consist of many firsts, whether it be rafting, sea kayaking, biking long distances, hiking for hours with loaded backpacks, or climbing the highest peaks in the… Read more »

Day 31: What A Home Run!

It is nearly impossible to sum up an Apogee day in just a few sentences. How do you say that we have trips on the water and biking through islands? Trips winding through valleys and trips summiting mountains? Trips volunteering with service partners while others raft down rivers? Perhaps our best hope is to focus… Read more »