Welcome Jennifer to our Team!

We want to give a big welcome to our newest staff member, Jen! Jen joined out team last week and has hit the ground running. We are all really excited to get to know her, and see her in action in Youth Odyssey programs! She comes all the way from Minnesota, and brings with her... Read more »

Teamwork: The Youth Odyssey Way

The Youth Leaders at Youth Odyssey are doing some amazing teamwork for the natural environment in the Coastal Bend! Every month, they team up with the Audubon Outdoor Club to clean up Blucher Park. It’s a day of shared legwork and laughter! The day starts at 9:00am when the Youth Leaders meet at the Youth... Read more »

Earth Day – Bay Day: Celebrating 20 Years!

Join us for Earth Day - Bay Day this Saturday, April 6, from 10am-5pm at Heritage Park! Yes, it’s free! Check out the event on Facebook and click Going! Earth Day - Bay Day is dedicated to educating thousands of residents and visitors of the Coastal Bend on the importance of environmental stewardship. So the... Read more »

Earth Day Bay Day 2019

Earth Day is a day of celebrating the planet and promoting a healthy environment through environmental education and awareness. Thanks to Senator Gaylord Nelson and protests from the 1960’s. Earth Day became an educational day to teach everyone about environmental issues affecting our world. Back in the 1960’s people were just starting to become aware... Read more »

Spring Break 2019

What an adventure! We went to a brand new location this Spring Break for our Annual Youth Leadership Program Trip. The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma! There was an abundance of activities and attractions for us to do during the week. Waterfalls, mountains, prairie dog towns, historic buildings, and much more! We were all... Read more »

Summer Leadership Camps: Register Today!

Youth Odyssey Summer Leadership Camps are coming ! We welcome all youth ages 10-17 to join us for a great camp season. But space is limited to 10 youth for each camp and  our camps always fill up fast! Get your registration form in today! Each year, we are in need of sponsorships.  We seek... Read more »

Creative Camping: An Epic Escapade at Enchanted Rock

Every camping trip is a collage of problems for the creative mind to solve. No matter how well we plan, nature finds a way to transform individuals into inventors. Let’s take last month's camping trip to Enchanted Rock for example. It was intended to be a reward trip for our Youth Leaders. We wanted it... Read more »

Jersey Mike’s Month Of Giving

March is the Month of Giving for Jersey Mike’s Subs Nationwide! Every March, Jersey Mike’s collects donations for a local cause. Then, on the last Wednesday of the month, 100% of every dollar that is spent at local Jersey Mike’s stores is donated to that organization. And they mean 100%, not just profits! This year,... Read more »

Trail Safety: Natures Most Wanted

Being out on the trail definitely has its rewards. Its better for your health, you get to make new memories,  and you influence others to go out also. But there are things to always be cautious about when being on a trail, and the hazards that come with it. Every place has its own unique... Read more »

Leadership and Learning at Youth Odyssey

Congratulations to our newest Youth Leaders in Training! This January, Youth Odyssey’s Youth Leadership Program inducted nine new members. The staff at Youth Odyssey chose these students for the Youth Leader Program based on their outstanding leadership skills and level of program participation. We’re super proud of this group! As Youth Leaders in Training, students... Read more »