About Bold Earth

Learning Through Leadership and Adventure Since 1976

SUMMER ADVENTURE TRAVEL FOR TEENAGERS

Bold Earth offers teenagers an adventure travel summer camp filled with exploration, learning and discovery. We are obsessed with excellence. Since 1976, Bold Earth Teen Adventures has focused on leadership and teamwork in a supportive environment which has included 15,000+ teenagers on six continents.

HISTORY

Bold Earth Teen Adventures, formerly AAVE - All About Visiting Earth, was founded in 1976 by Abbott Wallis as an adventure travel camp for teenagers. The name was changed to Bold Earth Teen Adventures in 2009. Our registered name is America's Adventure, Inc. Abbott Wallis is still the hands on director, he welcomes the opportunity to speak with you personally (303-526-0806).

EXPERTISE

Families who join Bold Earth are gaining the benefit of 39 years of teen adventure camping experience. Abbott Wallis has been the hands-on owner since founding Bold Earth Teen Adventures in 1976. Bold Earth is accredited by the American Camp Association and is the acknowledged leader in teen adventure travel.

LEADERSHIP

Leadership and experience are what sets Bold Earth apart:
Click to learn more about: Abbott Wallis - Founder
Click to learn more about: Individual Trip Leaders
Click to learn more about: Trip Leader Qualifications

GOALS

Each teen and parent has unique goals:
• For teens a Bold Earth summer is about enjoying an adventure of a lifetime.
• For parents our goal is to deliver an experience in leadership, independence and challenge which meets or exceeds your expectations.
• For teens to be in a safe and inspiring environment: Bold Earth is ACA Accredited.
Our core goals are clear: We offer a summer of exploration, friendship, enjoyment and personal growth.

PARTICIPATION

Successful groups embrace standards and rules which unify the group and allow students the maximum amount of trust and responsibility. Click on this link to read the full Bold Earth Participation Unity Agreement (PUA).

FUN

Since 1976, over 15,000 students from 50 US states and more than 55 countries have enjoyed Bold Earth. Summertime is for you to be bold, laugh out loud, get outside, be inspired by self-discovery and share the journey with a like-minded group. The Bold Earth community consists of teenagers who choose active participation, individual responsibility and who respect and care about one another.

BIG SUMMER QUESTIONS:

• Will your summer with Bold Earth be outstanding?
• Are you ready to leave parents, teachers, coaches and friends behind?
• Are you ready to play hard in an atmosphere charged with freedom and responsibility?
• Choosing Bold Earth is a big step. E-mail our office to request a list of alumni references to help you in your decision.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bold Earth is a program geared toward healthy, well-adjusted teens. Three requirements help us to assure a cohesive group:
• Two adult references, including one from your school.
A five-minute camper telephone interview.
A five-minute parent telephone interview

WHAT DOES BOLD EARTH PROMISE?

• Professional, top-notch guardianship.
Small groups, 10-15 students with 2-3 leaders.
Itineraries which maximize adventure, service, challenge and fun.
Motivated teenagers who want to contribute and receive the maximum out of a Bold Earth summer.
Communication, programming and support which will exceed your expectations . . . PERIOD!
We also invite you to click on the links below to read independent reviews on Yelp and Google+
 

VIDEO: BOLD EARTH CAMPERS TALK BOLD EARTH!

Watch the video on youtube! These are real campers discussing what Bold Earth is and what it means to them. Enjoy!

BOLD EARTH TEEN ADVENTURES

2308 Fossil Trace Drive
Golden, Colorado 80401
303-526-0806