Month: August 2015

Natural Consequences Teach Wonders!

Each day, we are faced with consequences at every turn.  They can be good consequences when we turn in an assignment that has been researched and prepared to the best of our ability; or they can be negative consequences when we choose not to show up to our job.  It’s our choice, we have the… Read more »

Quality vs Quantity

What a great summer!!! Eight recreation center programs, four summer camps, and nearly 200 youth… all in 100 days, Whew! By taking youth outside their neighborhoods, outside their comfort zones, and into a place they can grow safely; we are “filling a void”, as Founder Kim Cox would say. As you know, our programs serve… Read more »

Another School Year with Endless Possibilities!!!

“We are very lucky to have Youth Odyssey with us again this school year.  Parents and youth, I highly recommend that you check out this opportunity. “– Principle Whitehead, Hamlin Middle School  As summer comes to a close, we are busy planning for our fall programs.  This past Wednesday, Corpus Christi Independent School District (CCISD) held… Read more »

Our WONDERFUL community camp sponsors!

Camp is a special experience that used to be limited to the privileged. However, with countless community and five corporate sponsors this year, we were able to fill our camps; and 99% of the youth who attended were sponsored by you. Well done Community!!!  We could not have done it without each of you. Our summer camps… Read more »

Nature Explorers: We Survived!

We made it! Three days in the backwoods, fourteen miles hiked, three amazing campers and we can safely announce we all survived! Beginning backpacking at its’ best. Last week marked Youth Odyssey’s final summer camp for the summer of 2015 and we saved the best for last. We had three brave youth sign up to… Read more »