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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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This is THE Job

September 14, 2020

The 2021 Trip Leader Application is live! The search for the best people for the best job has begun.   Every September we launch the Trip Leader Application with great anticipation and excitement. We have enrolled over 1,200 students since the end of August. The reality of next summer has already begun to crystallize. Our…

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Experience Moondance

August 17, 2020

We are kicking off another year at Moondance and we are ready.   The last five months have been unlike anything we’ve ever experienced, as both individuals and a company. We have gone from prepping for Staff Training to suspending all summer operations within a matter of weeks. In some ways, it felt like Moondance…

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A Different Summer for Moondance

May 4, 2020

A summer without students. A summer without leaders. A summer without trips. Where does this leave us?   The twenty-fifth summer of Moondance Adventures was set to the best we’ve ever seen. Between two new trips, almost 120 new leaders, and hundreds of new students, we had a great plan and a big vision, as…

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How Do We Stay Positive?

April 14, 2020

Staying positive right now can be exhausting. Every day we must confront the strangeness of our current situation, and every day we have to choose to see beyond it.   What does it mean to stay positive?   Does it mean you have to be laughing, joking, and carefree every second of the day? Do…

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Living in the 2020 Moment

March 19, 2020

At Moondance we are asking ourselves and our community: How do we live in the moment when you want that moment to change? People around the world are spending most of their time indoors these days and separated from the open spaces we love so much. At Moondance headquarters in Nashville, TN, we have found…

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Nature is Neat

February 21, 2020

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” – John Muir Between the inspiring leaders, fantastic students, beautiful places, and new cultures, there are many ingredients that go into creating the trip of a lifetime. However, there’s one ingredient…

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What’s in My Pack?

December 5, 2019

  Garrett Lucey, the newest member of our Admissions Team at HQ, takes you inside his pack! Take a walk in Garrett’s shoes.   Hey guys!   I’m Garrett Lucey and I hail from Jacksonville, FL. I made my way to Nashville, TN by way of Sewanee: The University of the South where I majored…

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2020 Here We Come

August 14, 2019

The 2019 season has come to a beautiful close. Now, we can reflect on another life-changing summer and look forward to the 25th year of adventuring with Moondance.   As we celebrate a quarter of century of Moondance Adventures, we say goodbye to some of the old and welcome some of the new. We find…

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