4 Youth Explain What Being Outside Means to Them

Hey Students! What does being outside mean to you?  

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Jailyn 

So what does being outside mean to me? It means being aware of my surroundings and seeing how beautiful nature can be. Being outside brings me peace and harmony. I like going outside and seeing the pretty blue sky. It brings me joy. Nature is often overlooked because of technology. Being outside in my community, you will see a lot of African Americans driving, riding a bike, walking to the store, and more. So when I see other people enjoying nature as much as I do, I get happy.  

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Mikeya 

I have been doing Venture Outdoors for four years now. Some of my favorite activities to do during Venture Outdoors trips are geocaching, kayaking, and biking. Venture Outdoors is a very fun camp to go to. The staff are very helpful and nice. Venture Outdoors mean so much to me – words cannot explain it. 

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John

I’m glad to have Venture Outdoors and I’m proud to be a youth leader for the organization. Through the leadership course, I had the chance to talk to some of the kids in my school that I don’t normally socialize with, so I get know them better. I want to explore new places and learn about other activities and communities.

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Christa 

I have been doing Venture Outdoors for over a year. Some of my favorite activities are kayaking and fishing! Venture Outdoors is very fun. The leaders allow you to explore if you want. Going outside means that I get to see and appreciate Mother Nature.  I really appreciate Venture Outdoors in so many ways! 

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