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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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Puzzle Hunt Race at Sea World

It’s that time of year again!  Puzzle Pursuit is BACK in 2016!  This year it will be held in a unique setting – SEA WORLD – on September 24th from 9:30am to 3pm. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Outdoor Outreach to benefit our after-school enrichment programs. Part Amazing Race and part Sherlock Holmes, Puzzle […]
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Outdoor Outreach Snowboard Program

Outdoor Outreach just wrapped up our final snowboarding trip of the year with a week long spring break trip to June Mountain. Each year, snowboarding is one of our participants’ favorite trips, because it gives them the chance to see something new – snow! But, experiencing fresh powder isn’t the only thing that makes snowboarding a much awaited trip […]
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El Cajon Valley High School’s Spring Break Adventure

 How did you spend your spring break?The El Cajon Valley Adventure Club ventured to Mount Laguna for three full days camping and mountain biking! The group quickly adjusted to living outdoors. With their friends to help them, Adventure Club participants set-up their tents, and prepared for nights camping under the stars. “Sitting around the campfire with friends […]
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Snow Hiking in Mount San Jacinto State Park

For the past 10 years, Outdoor Outreach’s youth development programming has included annual snow hiking trips to Mount San Jacinto State Park. For many of our students, having grown up in sunny southern California, Outdoor Outreach is able to provide their first experiences  sledding, having a snowball fight or making a snow angel.This year, our Adventure Clubs each experienced […]
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Outdoor Outreach’s Winter Activities

Outdoor Outreach participants enjoyed all San Diego has to offer this winter! From snowboarding in Snow Valley to kayaking in San Diego’s bay, our youth got to experience fun, challenging outdoor recreation and environmental education activities. Check out these awesome pictures from our 2016 winter adventures.
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Reaching New Heights

Do you remember your first trip to a National Park? Whether you experienced towering mountains, powerful waterfalls, or new plants and animals, your trip was undoubtedly remarkable. For five Crawford High School Adventure Club participants, their first National Park experience was last month on an Outdoor Outreach overnight rock climbing trip to Joshua Tree. For […]
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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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