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YOUR CHARITY
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MT. KILIMANJARO

Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest mountain and one of the world’s most iconic peaks

Overview

Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the seven natural wonders of the world and for many people, standing on its summit is a lifelong ambition. The snow-capped peak was first reached by German explorers in the late 19th Century and you will follow in their footsteps as you attempt to scale this mighty mountain! The world’s highest freestanding peak and tallest volcano, Kilimanjaro, rises alone from the surrounding savannah. Situated in Tanzania, this challenge is an amazing opportunity to not only climb Kilimanjaro, but also to explore East Africa and learn about the rich culture and varied landscapes of the region.

For More on Mt. Kilimanjaro, Click Here

Trip Highlights

  • Summit the world's tallest free standing mountain

  • Join a team of other students, local guides, porters and cooks who help you accomplish this amazing feat
  • Trek up a dormant volcano with three unique volcanic cones

  • Extend your trip with a 2-day safari & 5 days on the island paradise of Zanzibar

Fun Facts:

  • Youngest person to summit Kilimanjaro: Age 7
  • Oldest person to summit Kilimanjaro: Age 88
  • Previous climbers: Actress Jessica Biel, Rapper Lupe Fiasco and CNN News Anchor, Brooke Baldwin
  • Justin Timberlake  and former President Barack Obama say they plan to climb Kilimanjaro as well
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Trip Details

Departure Date: May 25th, 2019
Duration: 10 Days Total / 6 Days Trek
Fundraising Target: $6,000
Charity: B+ Foundation

For the full trip information packet, Click Here

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Grant Wishes for Local Kids

Make-A-Wish Connecticut grants wishes to 240 children each year. They are your neighbors, friends and relatives. Let's grant more wishes, together. Wishes have proven physical and emotional benefits that can give children with critical illnesses a higher chance of survival. And wishes not only help these children they also have far-reaching, positive impacts on their families and communities. To read more about the Make a Wish CT, please click here!

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meet the UCONN team

For the UCONN 2018 Challenge, Choose a Challenge are leading adventurers to the lost city of the Incas. This Challenge will be in aid of the Make a Wish CT.

 Diana Maynard - Events Manager at Make a Wish Connecticut

Diana Maynard - Events Manager at Make a Wish Connecticut

 Mike Crocker - Vice President of Marketing for Choose a Challenge

Mike Crocker - Vice President of Marketing for Choose a Challenge

 Jeremy Keckler - UCONN Challenge Leader

Jeremy Keckler - UCONN Challenge Leader


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This event is not affiliated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by the University of Connecticut.