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URBAN OUTDOOR ADVENTURERS NYC

Empowering underrepresented youth through outdoor experiences without barriers.

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Urban Outdoor Adventurers (UOA) is a specialized outdoor program for youth ages 11 - 17 years old who come from families with financial distress. The program provides affordable and accessible outdoor education and outdoor recreational activities. ​

Focusing on personal development, hard and soft skills, and healthy relationships with access to real hands-on experiences.

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Led by certified and trained adult leaders through:

Appalachian Mountain Club
Sierra Club ICO
SOLO Wilderness First Aid
Red Cross CPR.

BENEFITS OF THE OUTDOORS

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Benefit #1: Spending time in the outdoors promotes positive physical and mental health

 

Children are more active and physically fit, with decreased rates of obesity. The outdoors promotes Core Strength, Balance, Agility, and the development of motor skills.

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Benefit #2: The outdoors boosts learning and academic achievement 

 

Children who have regular access to the outdoors have enhanced creativity and executive function, fewer behavior problems, and increased engagement and enthusiasm for learning.

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Benefit #3: Children who spend time outdoors learn to care for the environment
 

A personal connection to nature in childhood carries over into adulthood.Time spent outdoors during childhood, and role models who care for nature, are the two most influential factors that contribute to environmental stewardship in adults.

Information Credit: Youth Outdoor Policy

ACTIVITIES WE OFFER

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CAMPING

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HIKING

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BACKPACKING

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CYCLING

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WATER ACTIVITIES

AND MUCH MORE!!!

Check out what parents and kids have to say about  Urban Outdoor Adventurers

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Do you know a child or teen of ages 11-15 years old who lives in Northern Manhattan or the Bronx?

Contact us on how the child or teen can become part of this awesome group!