Month: March 2016

Our 2016 “Spring Break Workout Plan”

Spring Break 2016 was definitely an adventure and took us across both Texas and New Mexico. It was a full week, so let’s jump right into what we did: Our first stop was near the New Mexico border at Monahans Sandhills State Park in Texas. As you can imagine, it is a large area covered by sandhills (smaller… Read more »

Which Summer Camp is for Me?

  Summer camp season is just around the corner and we would like as many youth as possible to join the fun and adventures. The question is, which camp is the one(s) for me? Each camp is open to youth ages 10-17 and is six-days overnight in duration. The camps focuses on different themes, so we want to make sure… Read more »

The “One Speed” Woman: Polly Harris

Where do I begin? Polly Harris is a retired school teacher of 26 years who was also an assistant principal for 7 years but, if you ask me, she hasn’t actually retired just yet. Raised in Corpus Christi, Polly now owns her own insurance agency. Interestingly enough, Polly’s father was in the insurance business and so are her husband and… Read more »

February was Just the Tip of the Iceberg

  As you may know, Youth Odyssey held a variety of fundraisers during the month of February, all benefiting our summer programs for at-risk youth. First, we continued to use our online donation page to raise funds for our summer camps and programs. Second, we reached out to Geeks Who Drink and held a “Quiz for a Cause”… Read more »