Earth Island Institute, Inc.

For The Bay Area Wilderness Training Program

  • Amount
    $50,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/17/2014
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Strategies
Overview
Bay Area Wilderness Training, a program fiscally sponsored by Earth Island, provides low-income, at-risk urban youth with the skills and resources necessary to expose them to camping and wilderness experiences. They work with youth workers and teachers in after-school programs, school districts, community centers and a wide array of social service agencies to reach youth from different neighborhoods, and cultural and economic backgrounds. Their programs would get 7,000 youth outdoors. The trainings offered to adults from youth-serving organizations and schools include a five-day Wilderness Leadership Training course; Frontcountry Leadership Training program; and Camping at the Presidio program.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.earthisland.org 
Address
2105 Allston WaySuite 460
Berkeley, CA 94704
Grants to this Grantee
for the Bay Area Wilderness Training program  
Bay Area Wilderness Training, a program fiscally sponsored by Earth Island, provides low-income, at-risk urban youth with the skills and resources necessary for camping and wilderness experiences. They work with youth workers and teachers in after-school programs, school districts, community centers, and a wide array of social service agencies to reach youth from different neighborhoods, and cultural and economic backgrounds. Their programs will get more than 8,000 youth outdoors.

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