School PartnershipS

New Treks partners with schools to teach an outdoor education course during the school day! We believe that by providing knowledge, gear, and transportation in a classroom setting, we are able to make the outdoors more accessible to youth who have not been able to experience it. Through in-class experiential activities, mini field trips, and full-day outings, we teach a variety of outdoor skills so our students can learn the foundations of rock climbing, paddling, backpacking, and more. We adapt our curriculum to meet the schools’ needs so we can provide the best programming experience possible.


Please email to schedule a discovery call!

Here is an example lesson plan for rock climbing. Each lesson is roughly 60 minutes in length and can be tailored to your schools desired needs.

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Challenge By Choice

We encourage all of our students to try our activities through Challenge by Choice. Rather than requiring our students to reach a certain point on a climb or paddle a specific portion of the river, we let them decide how much they want to push themselves. While we encourage them to at least try, we recognize that everyone has different comfort and ability levels. For some students, getting into a canoe is enough of a challenge and for others, they want to send it right into the rapids. We want each student to determine for themselves how much they want to push their comfort zone, all while encouraging growth and personal development.

Sliding Scale

We understand each school has their needs, wants, limitations, and budgets. We feel our programming should be accessible and affordable for schools, so we charge on a sliding scale. During our exploratory meeting, we will gather information for a proposal that will include various pricing options. We ask schools to pay what they can so other schools with smaller budgets have the same opportunity.


School Partners


Academy of Urban Learning
Fall 2021 - 2023

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Compassion Road Academy
Fall 2022

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Kepner Beacon MS
Fall 2022


Fall 2022 - 2023

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Colorado HS Charter
Spring 2022
Spring 2023


Fall 2022 - 2023