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Entrepreneurism – W6D3E by Seraya

To be honest, for this challenge, we fell on our faces. It started out the night before the challenge day when we started brainstorming about ideas for a small business that would make us money in only a couple hours. Some people were exhausted and ready to just think of some practical ideas, while others […]

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College! – W6D2E by Gabriella

Give it a good college try. That’s what we did today. Try. A lot. My group was given several challenges to complete during our visit at Western State Colorado University. Our challenges were to talk with professors, students, admissions, as well as sit in on lectures. A bonus challenge was to get a student to […]

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He is LORD by Oscar W. – W5

  Wherefore in center of the storm, while all ‘round Oak trees bent and tore from ancient roots; Where wind is whipped into a frothy thing, As unalike to air as stone to skin and blood to milk; Where Men and Women are as mice and rats, Who scurry from the light or in the […]

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Epic Poem – W5D2 by Oscar

“Wherefore, in lieu of better challenge; Would an adventure semester student Set out to write an epic poem. With the Knowledge that he writes poorly under Time pressure; which was apparent in This case; He scraped by with a few minutes To go, and writes now again in poetic form (Although without much effort he’ll […]

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Making a Website – W4D5C by Katie M.

Our challenge today was working with Blake to create our own personal websites. This was a great project for everyone here in the program to participate in because the internet is the biggest hub of information on people available, so if we want to be relevant, we need to be out there, making a mark. […]

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The Scientific Method – W4D3C by Oscar

I stand on the rocky hillside. I have a perfect view out over the valley and the huge, stretching fields of Paonia. Mount Lamborn stands proud and tall in front of me, the white lamb-shaped mark for which it was named shining in the sun, my view unobstructed by any trees. Twenty-five years ago this […]

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Workout Video – W4D2C

Today’s challenge for our group was to make a workout video for people at home to watch and follow along with. We used a theme we thought would be great for people everywhere: a minimalist routine with a partner. The point was to be able to do all of the exercises with nothing but a […]

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Teaching Styles – W4D1C by Oscar and Micayla

Have you ever been asked that God-awful question “would you rather be blind or deaf?” Well today we experienced both, along with losing the use of our dominate hand. No, our challenge on day one of week four of the Adventure Semester was not to cripple each other; but to be able to teach a […]

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Screen Printing – W3D5 by Oscar

Finding your capacity for adaptation can be a challenging experience. Our group faced many obstacles these past few days, but we overcame them in an admirable way. On Thursday, we were tasked with designing our own two-day challenge, with little to no help from our facilitating staff member. Beginning with a decision about the decision […]

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Minimalist Camping – W3D2 by Elan

We were told we could only bring 5 things each.. We brought 3, cause we are that good. We walked in just shorts and shoes. Jumping at crickets on the path to eat later. We stored them in Eric’s pocket (they escaped when he took a nap). Every so often we stopped and passed around […]

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