Venture Outdoors Students on Saturday Light Brigade

Venture Outdoors provides kids different experiences outdoors, but did you know we also give kids the platform to talk about those experiences? On December 21st Derrell and his brother Dre were given the opportunity to talk about their Venture Outdoors experiences on Saturday Light Brigade’s Youth Express program. Youth Express is a 24/7 internet radio...
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Venture Up to Punxsutawney

Have you always wanted to see Punxsutawney Phil and his wife Phyllis? Join Venture Outdoors and many other organizations this weekend at the Groundhog Day Festival in Punxsutawney, PA! There will be a wide variety of activities, vendors, food trucks, and more. Venture Outdoors will be hosting an array of adventures from snowshoe hikes to...
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Saying Goodbye & Good Luck

Courtney Schreiner (left) Samone Riddle (right) As the new year begins, we must say farewell to some fantastic staff members at Venture Outdoors who are moving on to new positions with other local nonprofits. They’re both continuing to use their skills to help make our community healthy, happy, and vibrant.   Courtney Schreiner has been a valued team...
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Play ALL Year ‘Round Outside

Originally posted on Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative It’s a cold, November afternoon. It’s sunny and students at Phillips Recreation Center know they have Venture Outdoors today. “Are we going outside?” they ask cheerfully. “Yes, we are!” As temperatures drop and Pittsburgh starts to see snow, Venture Outdoors will continue going outdoors with students because the benefits...
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Celebrating Sherry’s 12 Years at Venture Outdoors

Sherry has been with the Venture Outdoors team for 12 years. We are incredibly grateful for all that she does, and decided to ask her some questions about her time here! What led you to Venture Outdoors? In the late part of 2007, I was in-between jobs and emotionally struggling to overcome the loss of...
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