Month: August 2016

2016 Summer Program Impact

Youth Odyssey had a pretty jam packed 2016 summer season but it was all for the benefit of the Coastal Bend youth and beyond (with our summer camps). This summer season we were able to complete 14 programs! Of those programs, four were our week long summer camps that were open to all youth ages… Read more »

A Big Thank You to Our Sponsors!

With school starting next week, our summer season is officially complete. We had an amazing season of summer camps and recreation center programs (you will hear all about it in next weeks blog) but none of it would have been possible without the amazing support of our sponsors and donors: Navy Army CCU United Healthcare… Read more »

Backpacking Camp 2016 Finished With A Bang!

Last week was our fourth and final summer camp. The Hit the Trial Backpacking Camp was one of our toughest camps this season but also one of our most impressive camps. The camp consisted of three days of backpacking through the Sabine National Forest in adverse weather conditions. Over the course of the three days, the youth hiked over… Read more »

Our Mentors Take Flight in Order to Take the Plunge

Back in October of last year, we awarded two mentors with the trip of a lifetime as a prize for a couple of essays they wrote. The prize was a trip to Bonaire for a week to get SCUBA certified. The scholarship was awarded through the Ocean Wishes Foundation which teams up with Kids Sea Camp… Read more »