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Enter Your Best Photo, Video or Blog From Your Trip

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Every year we hand out prizes to reward our student trekkers for gathering and putting together awesome content showing off their time abroad with Choose a Challenge. You can submit up to one entry per category and the deadline to submit is June 30th at 11:59 pm EST. The winner of each category will receive (1) $50 REI Gift Card each and all submissions could be featured in future Choose a Challenge promotions and website content! 


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We'll be featuring stories from your treks all summer long, so if you'd like to write a blog for us on any topic related to your trip experience click below and let us know.

Choose a Challenge on TV

This month our team from the University of Connecticut had an awesome opportunity to be featured on not one but TWO news networks during the week of their departure to Mt. Kilimanjaro. You can check out both stories from FOX61 and News 12 Connecticut below:

News 12:
College students prepare to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

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Traveling on our August Machu Picchu Trip?

We get it. Sometimes getting the perfect Instagram picture really is that important. Here's some of the most Instagrammable places you can find while exploring Cusco, Peru.

Lead a Team at Your School

Nick Lombardo, UConn Kilimanjaro Leader

Nick Lombardo, UConn Kilimanjaro Leader

Lead a team of students on one of next year's trips

Our Campus Leader application period is still open. Apply for the chance to lead your school's team on an overseas trek (like Mt. KilimanjaroEverest Base Camp and Machu Picchu) or international marathon (2020 Edinburgh Marathon).

The responsibilities of a Campus Leader will include but are not limited to:

  • Inspiring and recruiting other like-minded students who want to see the most iconic destinations in the world

  • Take the lead in keeping your university's group informed, supported and on track

  • Fundraising and becoming an advocate for one of our amazing charity partners

If you're up to the challenge, complete your application today on our website:


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