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Outdoor Outreach will Partner with Rady Children’s Hospital

Outdoor Outreach will Partner with Rady Children’s Hospital in Support of Local Youth Experiencing Mental Health Challenges The unique, collaborative effort will offer teens a program centered on nature-based experiences designed to help them overcome their challenges outside of the traditional therapy setting.  Outdoor Outreach, a nonprofit dedicated to serving disadvantaged youth through transformative year-round, trauma-informed […]
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Hiking with Dogs in San Diego

Ready to hit the trail with your pup, but not sure where to head first? Look no further. We’ve got a rundown of the best hiking spots in San Diego to #GetOutside with your best friend. First, make sure your dog is prepared for the outdoors… Does Fido have all of her up to date vaccinations? […]
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Outdoor Outreach Alumna Secures $69,000 Grant from Huber Corporation

OUTDOOR OUTREACH RECEIVES $69,000 IN “IMPACT YOUR COMMUNITY” FUNDINGFormer Outdoor Outreach participant-turned-fundraiser makes it happen Outdoor Outreach has recently received $69,000 of funding through Huber Helps, J.M. Huber Corporation expanded approach to community engagement to support environmental programming. The award was made possible by Outdoor Outreach alumna Nancy Tran, a current employee at CP Kelco, […]
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Outdoor Outreach Receives National Designation as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters in 2019

Outdoor Outreach Receives National Designation as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters in 2019 San Diego, February 1, 2019 – Outdoor Outreach has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Commuters for offering employees exceptional commuter benefits that meet the National Standard of Excellence criteria. “Outdoor Outreach is one of the top employers in […]
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6 Must-Have Gifts for Last-Minute Shoppers

We’re back with our second annual Gift Guide for Good! Compiled below are an assortment of gift ideas you can purchase that are sustainably made, by companies that are out to do good. Make your purchase go the extra mile with these gift ideas – it’s the reason for the season! P.F. Candle Company Pinon […]
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Setting Your Course in the Outdoors

Climbing to New Heights  For most Outdoor Outreach participants, rock climbing was not an after school activity they ever imagined participating in. The outdoors were far out of reach for Zenab Alasady until she joined Outdoor Outreach’s Adventure Club at her high school and met instructor Luis, who encouraged her to sign up for a rock […]
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Breaking Down Barriers to the Outdoors

Family Barriers to the OutdoorsOutdoor Outreach programs benefit youth who face multiple barriers to accessing the outdoors, such as living farther away from safe green spaces and lacking the transportation to get there. But for many, the perceptions of their families that these places and activities are “not for people like us” is one of […]
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Backpacking Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Avoiding backpacking blunders in the backcountryAs you know, getting out on a backpacking trip can be complicated, taking lots of preparation and planning. Even our team of skilled outdoor enthusiasts here at Outdoor Outreach have run into some backpacking trouble themselves. From not knowing what to wear, to having trouble navigating the backcountry, our staff […]
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