OUR PROGRAM

Our program is designed to shift community cultures to value outdoor recreation, to teach the importance of environmental stewardship, and to cultivate diverse leaders in the outdoor industry.

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“I can’t believe I did that!”

We use backpacking, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, and rock climbing to inspire students to become stewards of our environment, curious outdoorspeople, and leaders within their communities.

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OUR ACTIVITIES

Access

Hiking

Camping

Camping

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Kayaking

Kayaking

Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing

Environmental Education

Environmental Education

Community Service

Community Service

Outdoor Skills

Outdoor Skills

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The Application

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THEORY OF CHANGE

1

YOUTH ARE INTRODUCED TO OUR PROGRAM

  • Creating positive relationships with guides and mentors
  • Safe introduction to natural environment
  • Exposing them to physically, emotionally and mentally challenging outdoor activities

2

POSITIVE ATTITUDE CHANGE

  • Creating a sense of positive outlook, respect and confidence
  • Cultivating open mindedness
  • Improving self-image
  • Understanding that there are choices
  • Seeing the world from a different view
  • Developing hope, respect, confidence, and responsibility

3

POSITIVE BEHAVIORAL CHANGE

  • Becoming more open to help/outside assistance
  • Asking for help when needed/helping others
  • Trusting others
  • Setting goals

4

RESPONSIBLE AND HEALTHY ADULTS

  • Becoming a responsible citizen
  • Improving academic achievement
  • Engaging in post-secondary education
  • Obtaining a job
  • Environmental stewardship