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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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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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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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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Making Memories Outdoors

What is your favorite memory from your childhood? For many of us, those treasured memories took place outside. Whether it was a hike through a towering forest, or day at the beach with family and friends, the outdoors provides the backdrop for many of our favorite adventures.Outdoor Outreach asked our El Cajon Valley High School […]
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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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The Lincoln Adventure Club Plays, Learns, Serves, and Shares

Outdoor Outreach’s vision is that youth everywhere will be inspired by the outdoors to play, learn, serve, and share. These four pillars lay the foundation for our outdoor recreation, environmental education, stewardship, and advocacy programs.The impact of our youth development programs is best described by the individual participants we work with each day. We asked […]
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