Alaska Alumni & Friends Trek 2019

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ALASKA ALUMNI TREK 2019

Experience the splendor of Alaska with TFK Alumni and Friends, and help Trekking for Kids continue its impactful, global work! This trip is open to all TFK alumni Trekkers and their friends.

Our Adventure

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Join Trekking for Kids and Planet Earth Adventures on a week-long, whirlwind Alaska adventure on bikes, kayaks, and your own two feet as we explore the amazing wonders of the wilds of Alaska. From a bike tour in Anchorage to a boat tour on the Kenai Fjords National Park, to sea kayaking, whale watching, glacier hiking, and a grand finale on the flanks of Mt. Denali, this trip will be one you’ll always remember. Check out the schedule for more information!

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No previous trekking experience needed, but we require that all Trekkers be in good physical condition. It’s important that a good physical conditioning program be undertaken at least two months before departure.

Participants will be asked to raise $1,000 in tax-deductible donations to help Trekking for Kids continues its work to help at-risk children around the world.

Please contact Cindy Steuart, Executive Director, for more information

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Cost

Trip Cost: $3800
Fundraising Commitment: $1000

Included

• TFK trip leader and Planet Earth Adventures guide
• 7 nights hotel accommodation
• Glacier trek
• Cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park
• Sea kayak tour
• Scenic flight to Denali National Park
• Bike tour of Anchorage
• Train ride
• Some meals
• All in-country transportation, except airport transfers
• TFK shirt
• Park fees

Not Included

• Round trip airfare to Anchorage
• Some meals
• Alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, or bottled water
• Gratuities for local guides

Expedition Requirements

• 18 years or older
• Good health
• Physically fit
• Willing to raise minimum $1000

3 Step Process

1. Apply • Fill out the online application
• Pay $500 deposit ($50 non-refundable)

2. Prepare • Read Information and Fundraising Packet from TFK
• Start a training regimen if not already exercising regularly
• Fundraise for orphanage projects
• Gather all necessary gear for the Trek
• Pay remaining Expedition fees
• Arrange flights

3. Experience • Arrive in-country.
• Enjoy a trip of a lifetime!

We are committed to supporting you every step of the way, both before and during your Expedition.

Click here to read about TFK’s Registration and Cancellation Policies.

Fundraising Resources

After signing up for an Expedition, Trekkers receive access to the Trekker Resource Center, with online tips and tools to help you succeed.


TFK Brochures • brief version of the website in printed form
• great introduction to TFK for your donors


Personal Fundraising Page
• solicit donations on your page
• set fundraising goals
• track progress in real time
• post a message to your donors
• donors can send a message to you


Other Resources • Ideas for raising your $1000
• form letters to help you get started
• fundraising logs
• receipts and forms
• project flyer


Contact our Director of Operations, Tricia Donaldson, for more information.

Alaska Alumni & Friends Trek 2019

Expedition Dates: August 18-25, 2019
Deadline to Apply: June 1
Days: 8
Trip Cost: $3800
Fundraising Commitment: $1000 tax-deductible donations
Activity Level: Moderately strenuous

MEET THE TREKKERS

Select a Trekker‘s name below to visit their personal fundraising page. Help them reach their goal by making a donation today.




UPCOMING EXPEDITIONS

Ethiopia Custom Trek 2019June 8-15, 2019

Alaska Alumni Trek 2019August 18-25, 2019

Peru Lodges Trek 2020June 6-14, 2020

Kilimanjaro Trek 2020July 23-August 3, 2020


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