Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 12, 2012
Teen summer camps and adventure travel are a great way for young people to experience fun and adventure while achieving personal growth. Summer trips provide teens with a chance to learn firsthand about exotic local cultures and participate in activities that will develop leadership and problem-solving skills. Moondance Adventures is thrilled to announce two new outdoor adventure destinations for 2013 that will offer teens unparalleled opportunities for excitement, exploration and personal development.
The Costa Rica/Belize community service program is open to youths who are eighth- or ninth-graders in 2012. This is the first time Moondance Adventures has offered a community service adventure for students of this age. Teens will join their group leaders in San Jose, Costa Rica before making their way to Belize City, Belize. During the 14-day adventure camp, teens will:
*Work in a local school or community center in Costa Rica
*Explore the rich ecosystems of Central America through whitewater rafting
*Experience a high-flying zip line in Costa Rica
*Surf the Pacific shoreline
*Earn SCUBA certification in Belize
The Costa Rica/Belize community service program is offered June 19, 2013, through July 2, 2013. A second session is offered July 6, 2013, through July 19, 2013. The cost is $3,495, airfare not included.
The Thailand community service trip begins in Bangkok, Thailand. For 23 days, teens will explore places of interest in Thailand and challenge themselves to reach heights never before achieved. Highlights of the trip include:
*A trek to visit the Hill People of Thailand
*Teaching English to local children
*An up-close and personal visit with elephants
*Earning SCUBA certification
*Rock climbing at Krabi Beach
The Thailand summer camp is offered for teens in10th grade and up and will be held July 7, 2013 through July 29, 2013. The cost is $4,995, airfare not included.
Parents or guardians are encouraged to contact Moondance Adventures and visit their website at moondanceadventures.com to learn more about these and other exciting adventure destinations for their teens.
About Moondance Adventures:
Founded by Hayes Hitchens in 1996, Moondance Adventures is a teen adventure travel program offering a wide variety of 13-23 day experiences including community service and wilderness-based leadership opportunities. Headquartered in Asheville, NC, Moondance offers 17 co-ed, non competitive teen summer adventure camps/programs for teenagers ages 12-18. Moondance provides fun, education and character-building with each program’s curriculum. Moondance has been conducting unique teen summer adventures in many of the finest teen adventure travel areas in the world with courses offered in Africa, Central America, Europe, North America and South America.