Engaging the Opposition

This summer, open up communications with your teen. Set up conflict resolution in a neutral location and avoid attacking. Calmly explain the issue at hand and actively listen to the teen’s response. Keep the message brief to your teen tuning you out and, while it may seem too difficult, it’s important to keep your verbal... Read more »

Youth Odyssey Summer Schedule

CCISD programming may be finished, but Youth Odyssey is still trucking on with a very busy summer schedule. We have once again partnered with the CC Housing Authority as well as CC Parks and Recreation and will be at four different locations this summer. Housing Authority programs (open to residents only) are The Palms and Glen Oak.... Read more »

Listen, Assess, Empower: Working with Youth In Today’s World

Youth Odyssey Program Facilitator Brian, had the opportunity to attend an eight week Practical Skills for Parenting in Today’s World seminar. The tips and topics under discussion are applicable to parents, guardians, family members, and all adults working with youth. Below are three that particularly resonated with us. Anyone who’s worked with a youth can... Read more »

CCISD: What a Year!

May 7th marked the last day of Youth Odyssey-Corpus Christi Independent School District’s programming for the 2014-15 academic year, and what a year it was! The CCISD partnership consists of 90% of Youth Odyssey’s programs during the school year, with a presence at six different middle schools. In the fall semester, Youth Odyssey had 62 site... Read more »

Thank You!!

Thank you to all who donated and made the Give Local America Event a success on May 5, 2015! The event also provided a large amount of exposure to Youth Odyssey. As a small growing nonprofit, we are focused on getting our name into the community and wanted to say thank you to all who shared,... Read more »

Youth Odyssey Revealed: Giving Wisely

Youth Odyssey is once again participating in Give Local America! In their own words “Give Local America is a 24-hour crowdfunding event designed to empower every person to give back to their local communities by supporting the organizations they trust to tackle today’s most critical issues.” Tax exempt organizations are the fastest growing sector of the U.S. economy, and... Read more »

Filling a Void

Youth Odyssey is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit based in Corpus Christi, TX. Our mission is to provide at-risk youth, ages 10-17, with positive youth development through adventure programming.  Program Facilitator, Naomi Tice sat down recently and interviewed our Co-Founder and President Kim Cox about his role in our organization. Sitting across from Kim Cox, the... Read more »

Sponsor a Child, Change a Life

We have had an amazing response to our summer camp schedule. It’s hard to describe the look on a child’s face when it’s explained to them that those amazing weeks of canoeing, camping, hiking, horseback riding, and a whole slew of other activities are available to them! You could be the reason behind that look.... Read more »

Sensational Summer Camps

Youth Odyssey is rolling out another great group of summer camps, available to all youths, 10-17, in the Corpus Christi area. We’re bringing back the old favorites, as well as introducing a new stunner. For those of you just jumping aboard, Youth Odyssey is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit on a mission to provide at-risk... Read more »