We are always looking for ways to share what we do and what we love with our community. Please feel free to send any information you see below to your friends and help spread the word about Outdoor Outreach and our programs! Requests for media packets and press inquiries can be directed to Ben McCue at 619-238-5790.
Outdoor Outreach awarded grant and highlighted in San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization’s campaign video.
OO Leadership Youth, Ryan Hudson, competes as a semi pro athlete and serves as a brand ambassador for The North Face
Learning to ride a bike may seem like a small accomplishment, however, for Abigail from Monarch it means so much more.
Outdoor Outreach was selected as a People’s Choice Eco-Ambassador Finalist
CBS8 Earth 8 News, October 2013
“Outdoor Outreach Connects Youth to Nature”
Patch.com, February 2013
An interview with Chris Rutgers, founder of Outdoor Outreach about how surfing, mentoring and the outdoors can change kid’s lives. Participants in the program are more likely to graduate high school or go to college than their peers…
Union Tribune, October 2011
Outdoor Outreach Program Empowers At-Risk Youth
Union Tribune, April 2011
Outdoor Outreach’s Magical Formula Produces a Superstar
Ranch & Coast, May 2009
Changing Lives Outdoors
Los Angeles Times, August 2007
Youngsters Get a Taste of Life in the Ocean
Outside Magazine, January 2007
Share Your Sport
Urban Climber Magazine, November 2006
Coronado Life Style Magazine, July-August 2006
San Diego Union-Tribune, January 31, 2005
Snowboard lifts Herrera to new heights, instructing inner-city kids
San Diego Union-Tribune, July 26, 2004
First visit to the ocean: Inner-city teens behold all kinds of creatures
Emerging: The Newsletter of the Plexus Institute, June/July 2004
San Diego Union-Tribune, May 21, 2002
The long, hard climb: When kids hit a wall, Outdoor Outreach is there to help them scale it.
Outdoor Outreach's 3rd Annual Reach the Peak: Trail Race & Mountain Festival
Hilltop Recreation Center at Black Mountain Open Space Park