Month: July 2015

Getting Outdoors with James Gourley

Youth Odyssey Executive Board Member James Gourley, of Gourley Contracting, is one of Youth Odyssey’s biggest fans and supporters. I sat down with Gourley at the beginning of the summer to find out where his passion for Youth Odyssey came from, and how it has changed his and his families life. Youth Odyssey: First off,… Read more »

Life “On the Water”

Last week concluded Youth Odyssey’s third 2015 summer camp, the On the Water canoe camp. This camp focused on teaching life skills through canoeing, an activity heavily based on teamwork, trust, and communication. Our youth excelled at all three, making for a wonderful week! Camp was hosted at the beautiful Martin Dies Jr State Park… Read more »

Parents: You Can Do It!

As of today, we are a little more than halfway through summer, which means you are halfway to the finish line. Sadly, it also means that more than likely your youth has started to hit the bored phase. They’ve played all their favorite games, hung out with their friend down the street for a month… Read more »

Living Local Summer Camp Recap

Oh man did last week fly by! The first year of Living Local couldn’t have been more amazing. There were some hiccups along the way, but the smiling faces at graduation were the greatest proof of a job well done. With so many adventures, it’s hard to list them all, but here are some highlights… Read more »