Outdoor Leadership programming aims to use outdoor adventure as a means for the fostering growth in our core tenets:
- Healthy Risk Taking
- Hard Skills and Technical Competence
- Community Building
- Environmental Connection
Through intentional programming, the learning that takes place by working through outdoor challenges as a group can transfer into many aspects of youth’s life at home. TEENS, Inc. Outdoor Leadership programming operates on a sliding scale to ensure that outdoor opportunities are accessible to all youth. No one is ever turned away for not being able to pay.
Below you can find current opportunities and sign up!
High School Rock Climbing (9th-12th grade)
September 14th-September 30th
COST: $175/participant (scholarships available)
Middle School Rock Climbing (6th-8th grade)
October 5th-October 21st
Fall Moab Trip(6th-8th grade)
We will be staying in lodging for this trip, not camping. The trip will include 2 day hikes, a day of canyoneering, opportunities to grow as a leader, learn new skills, and of course have fun! The trip is limited to 8 participants, so please apply early and put thought into your answers on the application.
COST: $450/participant (Scholarships and sliding scale available)
Every summer TEENS, Inc. offers multi-day leadership retreats for teens in the community. These exciting adventure and camping trips consist of a variety of outdoor activities. For teens these trips provide an intro into back-country living and technical skills. We focus on group communication and leadership skills to help teens navigate these experiences.
Leadership Retreat #1: Middle School Camping and Hiking July 12th-18th
*Sand Dunes and Mesa Verde
*Exploring and team building
THIS TRIP IS FULL- PLEASE SEE THE 2ND LEADERSHIP RETREAT WE’VE OPENED
Leadership Retreat #2: Middle School Backpacking, Hiking and Climbing August 2nd-8th
*Short Backpack at Uinta Mountains in Utah
*Explore the gorgeous area from our “basecamp”
*2 days Climbing at Vedavoo in Wyoming
Our lead instructor is an AMGA certified single pitch climbing instructor, a Wilderness First Responder and is trained in backcountry travel and group facilitation.
Tuition is set on a sliding scale based on family income and circumstances. No student is turned away because of financial reasons.