Outdoor Outreach Fundraising Gala Marks 20 Years

OUTDOOR OUTREACH CELEBRATES 20 YEARS AT ANNUAL FUNDRAISING EVENT, LEAD THE WAYOutdoor Outreach was founded in 1999 by Chris Rutgers. You can hear our founding story here.This year, Outdoor Outreach celebrates 20 Years of Adventure. That means 20 year of leadership, making a difference, building resilience, and challenging the youth that we serve. We’ve spent […]
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4th Annual Lead the Way

A Fundraiser Celebrating Outdoor Leadership Friday, September 28, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Farmer & the Seahorse Now in its fourth year, our annual LEAD THE WAY event celebrates the power of the outdoors to change the course of a life and the story of a community. Hear from young people whose lives will […]
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Top 10 Spring Activities in San Diego

Spring is here! From surfing beach breaks in Coronado to exploring San Diego Bay by kayak, there are tons of spring activities for you and your family. Soon our beaches will be filled with families, both local and from neighboring states, all embracing our sunshine and warm springtime breezes. Whether you’re visiting with a big group, […]
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Summer Adventures Registration is Open!

From surfing beach breaks to exploring San Diego Bay by kayak, there are BIG ADVENTURES to be had in San Diego! This summer, teens and pre-teens ages 11-17 can ADVENTURE WITH US, exploring San Diego while creating friendships, building community, and developing leadership skills for all of life’s adventures. APPLY NOW AT A GLANCE – […]
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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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Why do we rock climb?

Why do we rock climb? For many outdoor enthusiasts, ascending rocks is about overcoming fears; it’s about being humble and persistent, about finding joy and freedom in the quietness and beauty of raw nature. As we climb our way up a mountain, feeling the abyss below, we make a conscious effort to maintain an unwavering […]
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Parks4Kids: Reducing inequality in access to green areas

Did you know that over 45% of San Diego County is made up of green spaces? Despite San Diego’s impressive wealth of parks, many San Diegan communities don’t get to experience and enjoy the benefits of our beautiful outdoors, and suffer from inequality in access to green areas.Park-poor areas are also the areas with the […]
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The Bendable Road : Update on Cycling Across the Country

Joe and Jordan are celebrating their one month on the road! The two college seniors took on the challenge of cycling across the country during the summer. They started an ambitious fundraising campaign called The Bendable Road in March, sharing their goal to raise awareness about access to public lands for urban youth, while supporting […]
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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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