Month: December 2015

Youth Mentor: The Inspiring Jerry!

Jerry has been a part of our Adventure Challenge program since 2008. He began his journey at Martin Middle School as a 6th grader.  For the next two years we watched him grow in confidence and skills.  In 2009, he was invited to be a youth mentor because of his ability to inspire others and… Read more »

Thanksgiving Mentor Trip to Palo Duro: 2015

REI wasn’t the only one who decided to opt outside this year for Thanksgiving break. Youth Odyssey chose to reward our youth mentors with a week-long trip to Palo Duro Canyon, the “Grand Canyon of Texas,” before the festivities began. 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, the 21st of November, we met up and loaded into our trusty Youth… Read more »