Who & What is AQ?

ActionQuest is the sum of our parts AQ Destinations AQ Destinations The AQ Team AQ Vessels AQ Activities AQ Results AQ History AQ Program Design

For over 40 years, we've consistently delivered outstanding water-based summer adventure programs for teens. By combining hands-on learning, cooperative living and adventure travel throughout the world, we have successfully ignited the inherent leadership skills within thousands of young adults.

This is what we do, yet what really sets us apart is how we do it and the results that we achieve. To understand who we are and what drives us, you need to dig a little deeper into the sum of our parts... So this section is dedicated to us, and why we think the AQ experience is pretty incredible.

The ActionQuest Summer Camp Story

our story so far


We've been running water-based adventure training programs for teens since the 1970s. As a result of our incredible success and reputation, many other programs have tried to follow in our wake.

Today, AQ remains the most trusted name in teen adventure programming...

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Who is ActionQuest?

program design


We've been running our programs for over 40 years and have created a culture where individuals are supported in a non-competitive environment. Our hands-on approach to learning fosters teamwork and leadership skills.

Here's why AQ outperforms every other summer experience...

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ActionQuest Summer Camp Program Design

the aq team


So often we are asked "what is it that sets ActionQuest apart?"

Simply put, we believe that it's our inspirational team. It's our culture, our devotion our dedication and commitment. We hope that this section will allow you to get to know us a little better...

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ActionQuest Summer Camp Yachts

our yachts


There's a good reason why most AQ trips are run full-time aboard sailing yachts.

Beyond fun, living and learning aboard a yacht offers a perfect environment to develop leadership and communication skills...

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ActionQuest Summer Camp Results

our results


Aside from staying safe and having an outstanding adventure, what's most important for you when selecting a summer program for your child?

At AQ we believe that it's the lasting impact that the experience can have, and the development of skills that can last a lifetime.

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ActionQuest Summer Camp Newsroom



The name ActionQuest gets around!

From time to time, AQ is featured in magazines and newspapers. We've reproduced the best of these articles in this section of our website so you can read what others have said about us!

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