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The Versatility of a Moondance Leader

December 10, 2021

How the Trip Leader position sets you up well for a career post-Moondance, using guidelines set by National Association of College and Employers. We always knew that the Trip Leader position teaches our leaders intangible, directly transferrable-to-the-real-world skills. But, in regards to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) latest report, “The Key Attributes…

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Experience Moondance: 2022

October 21, 2021

An experience to last a lifetime   As the temperatures starts to get cooler, and the summmer falls further into our rearview, we continue to reflect on the 2021 summer. After a summer without trips, we were more than ready to get back outside. Over 1,100 kids experienced Moondance this summer on our beloved domestic…

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I’ve Applied: Now What?

October 4, 2021

Hello Future Moondance Leaders. How’s the day? Going well? We hope so, anyways. We’re so glad to see that you’ve officially sent in your application through our Staff/Leader Portal: CampSite. Once you submit your initial application, we will read through it and then send along a longer application, should we see fit. This portion has…

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Meet Your Recruiters! (We promise we don’t bite.)

September 17, 2021

Hi Future Moondance Leaders; it’s a pleasure to meet you. We here in the Staffing Department are tasked with searching colleges, climbing gyms, and caves for the most dynamic and charismatic people on the face of the earth: Moondance Leaders! As you continue through the application process, you will become more familiar with us. Since…

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2021: The Summer of Domestic Dreams

September 9, 2021

Moondance was all over the United States map this past summer, and we can’t wait to do the same in 2022. This past summer was one like Moondance has never seen before. But, it was one of Moondance’s most memorable and successful summers to date. We did not run our international trips due to the…

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Why Lead?

September 1, 2021

2021 Trip Leaders share what makes this job so rewarding, unique, and irresistible. We all know how valuable our time is. We also know that nothing is guaranteed, as we learned throughout our year living with a pandemic. That being said, why should you consider spending your summer with Moondance? In other words, Why Lead?…

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Something Different in the Air

March 3, 2021

Future Trip Leader, Molly Eddings, reflects on her first Moondance trip and why she is leading this summer!   There is something different about the air on the first day of a Moondance trip. Everyone is a little nervous, everyone feels weird without their phone in hand, and everyone is anxious to see what this…

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Croatia camping on Moondance
What’s In My Pack?

December 11, 2020

Our newest member of HQ, Lilly Bell, shares her essential pack items and little about why these are her go-to items!   Hello!   My name is Lilly Bell and I am from Mobile, Alabama where I have so much contact with the water but there are not many places to hike. Therefore, I have…

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Oh, the Places Your Gear Will Take You: The R1 Fleece

November 19, 2020

Meet one of our most beloved pieces of gear: The Patagonia R1 Fleece.   Beloved gear travels far and wide in our bags and on our backs. The Patagonia R1 fleece makes the cut on almost any packing list, coming in handy time and time again. As you grow and accumulate more gear, you either…

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What to Expect From Your First Moondance Trip

November 10, 2020

Doing anything for the first time can be scary.   We can all remember the anticipation the night before the first day of school.   You’re ready to see your friends again, maybe even your teachers, ready to get back into the familiar routine again. You know what’s waiting on the other side of that…

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