Lessons from Youth Outdoor Leaders | Part 3

The final post in this 3-part series of “Lessons from Youth Outdoor Leaders” – stories, reflections and memories shared by the most recent youth leadership graduates from Manchester Academic Charter Middle School on the Northside.    Amere My name is Amere. I go to Manchester Academic Charter School (MACS). I am in the Venture Outdoors…

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Lessons from Youth Outdoor Leaders | Part 2

Welcome to our second post featuring insights and lessons learned, written by the middle school outdoor leadership students at Manchester Academic Charter School! The middle school is located in the newly renovated Museum Lab located in Allegheny Commons – an excellent location to get kids outside during the school day to bike, hike, kayak, fish,…

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Lessons from Youth Outdoor Leaders | Part One

By: Manchester Academic Charter Middle School students Twice a week this past Fall, aspiring outdoor leaders put their skills to the test during their elective leadership course with Venture Outdoors. Middle school students at Manchester Academic Charter Middle School, housed in the newly renovated Museum Lab in Allegheny Commons, learned about group dynamics, incident scene…

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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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