Thankful on Thanksgiving!

Many of us look forward to Thanksgiving for a variety of reasons. Some of us for the food, others for the gathering of family members, and some of us for the shopping that comes after. But the most important thing anyone can do on this day is be thankful. Of course everyone will have different... Read more »

Coastal Bend Day of Giving 2019

This year was our best year yet with the Coastal Bend Day of Giving! We met our match of $19,000 and exceeded our goal this year. Final numbers are still coming in and we will share them with you soon. We could not have done it without you and your generous donations. Here at Youth... Read more »

Kayaking with Youth Odyssey

Kayaking with our youth is one of Youth Odyssey's favorite outdoor activities. Apart from being really fun, it can also be a great learning experience for so many youth. Kayaking can be easy or slightly difficult depending on experience and location. We got to experiment with a little bit of both for our trip to... Read more »

Volunteer with Youth Odyssey

Hello friends, you may or may not know, but Youth Odyssey is a small non-profit in Corpus Christi, TX. We only have a staff of 5, and we have a full schedule year round. However, we are adding another staff member beginning of year 2020. Admittedly, Youth Odyssey is always looking for volunteers to help... Read more »

Halloween is upon us!! What are you doing?

Halloween is upon us and there is much to prepare for. Costume parties, trick or treating, fall festivals, hay rides and spooky stories are all part of  a great Halloween experience. I know for some people, this day is planned for far in advance. House decorating and costumes are just some of the ways that... Read more »

Outside Scoop: Lets get Outdoors in Texas!

Finding the best outdoor activity can sometimes be more challenging than the activity itself. But, there are options for everyone that don't have to be difficult to complete.  Or maybe you want a challenge and are looking for something a little more adventurous. That is the great thing about the state of Texas. There are... Read more »

Chipotle Fundraiser

It's fundraising season! Next Tuesday October, 15th we will be having a fundraiser at Chipotle Mexican Grill on South Staples from 4-8pm. With each burrito or taco you purchase, you are helping give back to Youth Odyssey! 33% of the proceeds will go back to us which we will put directly into our programming. We... Read more »

September Programs 2019

We just wrapped up our September programming. It was a great month of fun and new experiences. September is always a month for our housing programs, but we also had other programs. With all of our amazing experiences in Youth Odyssey, we like to share and talk about them. For the youth, each experience they... Read more »

Fall School Programs

Summer has come to an end, which means Fall school programs are right around the corner! We will be having our programs at 7 different CCISD schools once again. The great part about our CCISD programs is they are free to youth between the ages of 10-17. Like any program, there are expectations for everyone... Read more »

Nature Effect

Nature works in mysterious ways. One thing it does not lack is giving us challenges. Each day and each adventure provides something different. Youth Odyssey is all about challenging adventures, it is what helps us grow into better versions of ourselves. We enjoy getting youth out into the outdoors because nature has a way of... Read more »