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Never Stop Smiling

What does exploration mean to you? For Vincent, the answer is simple: Find something you love, and Never Stop. Vincent’s journey to become an outdoor educator was not an easy one. Months after moving to San Diego, ten-year-old Vincent’s family found themselves homeless.  Then, he found Outdoor Outreach, and with it, people who helped him […]
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Support Miguel’s Recovery!

Miguel is a promising 18-year old from San Diego, who joined Outdoor Outreach’s Leadership Program in May 2015. Through the Leadership Program, Miguel has excelled as an outdoor educator, and positive role model and mentor for other young people. In addition to his role at Outdoor Outreach, Miguel is enrolled at Grossmont College, and recently began […]
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Leadership Participant Speaking Before the Secretary of the Interior

In August 2014, OO’s Leadership youth had the opportunity to speak at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s ‘Urban Refuges’ presentation. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell was in the audience as Leadership Program graduate, Vincent Culliver, gave his and other Leadership Program participants’ recommendations on how to connect urban youth to the transformative power of the outdoors.
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Opening the Outdoors for Youth

Outdoor Outreach participants, staff, alumni, and Board of Directors share the impact our programs had on their lives. The transformative power of the outdoors not only inspired them to dream big and purse new opportunities, but also to provide these outdoor experiences to other youth.
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