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Boulder Clean Under The Stars

For teens coming from San Diego’s park-poor communities, what does a first experience rock climbing in Joshua Tree and camping under the stars look like?Last month, Boulder Clean sponsored an overnight rock climbing trip in Joshua Tree, providing an unforgettable experience for 12 students from Crawford High School —one of the most ethnically diverse schools in […]
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Help The Station raise funds to support OO’s winter programs!

The Station is a year-round, non-profit youth camp. They have facilitated many trips for Outdoor Outreach, and will once again be a key partner this winter in Mammoth, where many of our youth will snowboard for the very first time. Check out The Station’s Silent Auction here to get first dibs on Ski Rentals, Three-night stays at […]
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Connecting the Divide: Michael Hervey’s 3,100 mile journey on the Continental Divide Trail

How far would you go to raise money for a cause you care about? Would you hike over 3,000 miles? Michael Hervey is! Michael is a 25 year-old long distance hiker and ultrarunner that will be taking on the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) in the Spring of 2017, raising money for Outdoor Outreach. Extending 3,100 miles from […]
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Denali Drive: Courage of 3 Climbers

COURAGE.It takes a lot of courage to take on the challenge of climbing North America’s tallest peak – Denali.  Andy Paul, Joe Bailey and Kelly Soohoo teamed up for an attempt at Denali this year but had to end their trip short due to some unexpected health concerns of one of their teammates.  Joe ended up […]
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Elementary School Rock Climbing Adventure

On May 25th and 26th, Outdoor Outreach took twenty six 4th grade students from High Tech Elementary School and four Leadership participants on an overnight trip to Joshua Tree National Park.   The climbing experience was facilitated by Leadership youth, which proved to be an extremely valuable learning experience.  To prepare for the lesson, Leadership participants completed […]
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Denali Drive: Climbing for Kids

Standing over 20,000 feet high, North America’s tallest peak — Denali — draws climbers from all over the world. This spring, Andy Paul, Joe Bailey and Kelly Soohoo are teaming up for an ambitious, early season attempt of Denali. The climb will begin deep in the heart of the Alaska Mountain Range on the Kahiltna […]
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Meet the Cyclists Traveling Cross Country to Support OO

7,700 miles…The distance between New York and Paris, and the distance Joe Previte and Jordan Mishlove will cover on their bike ride across the United States this summer.You might be wondering… Why are these two college seniors taking on this challenge?Joe and Jordan are setting out to raise awareness about access to public lands for […]
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Outdoor Outreach is on Helpfreely!

Have some online shopping to do? Try out Helpfreely!Helpfreely is an online search engine that has partnered up with over 5,000 online stores to help raise funds for a multitude of charitable nonprofits. Through a quick and easy set-up process, you can support Outdoor Outreach as you shop!Here’s how it works:Visit Helpfreely.org and register using […]
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Support OO with AmazonSmile

Have you heard of AmazonSmile?AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic feature that allows you to support a nonprofit of your choosing each time you shop on Amazon, at no additional cost to you! All you need to do is shop at smile.amazon.com, where you will find the same deals and items for purchase. By shopping […]
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Thank You to the S. Mark Taper Foundation

Outdoor Outreach is honored to partner with the S. Mark Taper Foundation to connect underserved youth to the transformative power of the outdoors. The S. Mark Taper Foundation’s generous grant will help open the outdoors to more than 1,000 young people through Outdoor Outreach’s Adventure Club, Partner, Military and Leadership programs this year. Outdoor Outreach […]
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