What's Happening at Waypoint Adventure

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Internship Program

Waypoint’s vision is to be an industry leader in the field of Adventure Education for people with disabilities. We’ve been facilitating programs since 2010 and since that time, we’ve been able to collaborate with fantastic organizations, researchers, outdoor professionals, schools, and students. We’re learning so much! Thank you to our Boston community partners, friends, and volunteers for growing and seasoning our beloved organization! The Waypoint Adventure Internship Program is one way we’re passing this knowledge along. Since we’ve opened our doors, we’ve had several talented individuals join us for a semester or season to take on roles in the fields of Adventure Education,

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Congratulations Volunteers!

It has been an INCREDIBLE year of volunteering so far! Our Volunteer Appreciation Night is held at the end of every summer and these four individuals won some pretty prestigious awards. Volunteer Coordinator, Carly Steinauer, gave the following speeches: Volunteer of the Year – Chao Xie! “Each year, Waypoint Adventure honors a special volunteer who has gone above and beyond all others. This is a very special award that our staff takes very seriously and with a lot of consideration. We truly could not do what we do without support from our volunteers who care about creating more accessible and

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Waypoint on Wheels 2023

Have you ever wanted to test out gear to see if it fits your needs? Have you ever wondered what the best off-road wheelchair or adaptive bike setup works for you? Join us on Saturday, October 14th at Waypoint Headquarters for our “Waypoint on Wheels”  Expo in collaboration with Grit and sponsored by Rodman For Kids. You’ll experience a customized session just for you and try out different adaptive gear. From electric, to self-propel, to full assist, we have an off-road wheelchair, hand-cycle, or tandem bike/trike to fit your desire for adventure! Look through the mobility devices below. When you

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Waypoint opening a second location!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIniF11J5yc Adam Combs, Waypoint co-founder, announces the opening of Waypoint Adventure North Carolina in Black Mountain, NC! Launching efforts are underway now and already making headlines. North Carolina News In Black Mountain (Western NC), Waypoint Adventure is opening a second location – including more people with disabilities in outdoor adventure and making the world more accessible. Check out the press release. Watch Waypoint Adventure on ABC News Connect with Waypoint NC Donate to Waypoint NC Join the NC Mailing List Visit the NC Website Email Waypoint NC Facebook Instagram

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Two Friends Running Falmouth Road Race

Two childhood friends are back to run the same race they used to run as kids. But this time, as a team. Drew Smith and Luke DiLillo will be participating in the 2023 Falmouth Road Race on August 20th in the wheelchair duo division. Drew Smith was diagnosed with Acanthocytosis Chorea, a rare neurodegenerative disease, 10 years ago. According to Luke, despite the set backs, and challenges, Drew perseveres and is an inspiration for those who support him. They are looking forward to raising awareness about Acanthocytosis Chorea and are running to support Waypoint Adventure. Drew and Luke will be

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