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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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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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My Moondance Tee: Ten Years Later

April 17, 2020

T-Shirt’s are special. Harrison Newman reveals the story behind her first Moondance t-shirt!     My first Moondance t-shirt was one of my most treasured items back in 2010. I had just changed high schools and was in the depths of that change. Moondance was a shining beacon for me after a challenging school year.…

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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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Finding the Community of a Lifetime

April 5, 2020

Gray Rixey dives into why the Moondance community is just as strong now as it ever has been and why it’s so special.   My path to Moondance is a familiar story. I went on a trip as a 14 year-old, Pacific Northwest (who can relate?). It was amazing. I had the trip of a…

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Thinking About the Next Adventure

April 3, 2020

Read what’s on Wick Bushong’s mind during quarantine, from more TV to planning his next adventure!   Here we are. Ordered to stay home for the health and safety of others and ourselves. Relegated to isolation by a silent and effectively invisible microbe. Doing our best to stay entertained and productive (shout out to all…

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New Routines, New Perspecitves

March 30, 2020

How does Stewart Roddey practice mindfulness? He gives some insight on how to stay positive and find what works for you!   2020 has presented us with some unique challenges. Over the course of one workday, my living room turned into my remote work station. What was once my Sunday lounging movie zone now hosts…

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