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Donate to Support the Gulch, and our new Strategic Plan!

Donate to Support the Gulch, and our new Strategic Plan!

Give Today December 2, 2021Dear Gulch Community, What a year we’ve had! Despite the pandemic, we have much to celebrate: we completed a successful summer, we are currently working with over 20 different schools, and we brought over 1,000 young trekkers on outdoor...

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Cottonwood Gulch Appeal Letter Spring 2021

Dear Gulch Community:When we cancelled our 2020 programs, we were afraid that our beloved Basecamp would be silent. Instead, we connected with two Native-run non-profits, and it became a flurry of (socially distanced) activity. Our staff worked with them to deliver...

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The Humble Map and Compass

Whispering to myself, “Red in the shed and follow Fred,” I’m standing in a narrow strip of woods as a middle school student trying to master the art and science of using a compass. I remember thinking 1. This is impossible and 2. What will I possibly use this for?...

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Strategic Planning

We want to know what you think! We're working on a strategic planning process and are looking for input. You may have already completed a survey or had a phone call with us and if so, thank you! If not, we would really appreciate you sharing your thoughts. We have a...

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With No Treks…What Did We Do All Summer?

COVID Relief PartnershipsWe invested energy and time helping our local community to build meaningful relationships with neighbors. A few examples:We partnered with the Navajo & Hopi Families COVID Relief group to turn our Mess Hall into a food distribution center....

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The Big Mess Hall Project

The QM building design harkens back to the historic Mess Hall look while providing space for logistics, winter lodging, and storage. It’s been a long time coming, and because of that, we are so happy to announce the completion of our recent building project! The...

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Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Starting to think about gifts this holiday season? Whether you're a parent, trekker, or alum, check out the list below for some suggestions we love. As you are purchasing gifts this holiday season, please consider if you are able to support small businesses. You'll...

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