Month: January 2018

Packing a Tent- Outside Scoop

Here at Youth Odyssey we are passionate about camping, it is a way for us to connect with nature and the outdoors. Many friendships have been built during our program camping trips. One of the main things we need when we go camping anywhere, is our tent. The tent is our main shelter on camping… Read more »

Parenting Corner- The Power of Reframing

This month’s parenting corner is all about the power of reframing! What is reframing, you may ask? It “is a way of viewing and experiencing events, ideas, concepts and emotions to find more positive alternatives.” Not only do we need to focus on reframing our own thinking, but train our children to do the same…. Read more »

Youth Leader Spotlight: Sierra

World, meet Sierra! She’s an amazing Youth Leader of ours. Sierra’s a senior this year but she’s been involved in Youth Odyssey since she was in 6th grade (she’s a master camper at this point). This week, I sat down with her and asked a few questions about her experience with Youth Odyssey. But first, let’s get… Read more »

2017: A Success Story

Whew! 2017 was a whirlwind of crazy goodness! I started at Youth Odyssey in March and so much as happened since then! Thanks to the Charity League, we put in a new building at our ropes course, we ran two new summer camps that were a complete success and we blew our fundraising goal for… Read more »