Backpacking Camp 2019

When you first think of backpacking, you may have an image of a casual stroll through wilderness with your belongings following close behind. This idealesque vision is far from reality as you will find out below. The day began with loading up bright and early then traveling 7 hours to the Sabine National Forrest. After... Read more »

Youth Odyssey night at the Whataburger Field

Come enjoy a great night of baseball on August 28th at 6:15pm, as your local Corpus Christi Hooks baseball club take on the Arkansas Travelers in an end of season series. That night, the Corpus Christi Hooks will be partnering up with Youth Odyssey and informing the local community about the impact made in the... Read more »

Living Local Camp 2019

Arriving at Lake Corpus Christi we started to unpack all of our belongings and set up our tents. After all our hard work with setting up camp and putting the kitchen together everyone wanted to take a dip in the lake to cool off where we had a fun game of name tag in the... Read more »

Outdoor Adventure Camp 2019

At the Outdoor Adventure Camp we strive to get teens to break the norm of lounging around and spark their adventurous ambition through fun activities! Our facilitators lead hands-on activities that help engage the youth.  We called it “Group Howl”. Some youth are rambunctious/loud and some are quiet/shy. By doing “group howl” this allows the... Read more »

Legacy Camp 2019

Youth Odyssey started our summer with the Legacy Camp! Legacy Camp is all about getting to know yourself better and leaving your legacy. The camp consisted of six days of fun in the sun and self reflection. With everything prepared, our staff were very eager to meet all of our campers and get started. After... Read more »

Fishing Responsibly

At Youth Odyssey we strive to better the world through positively impacting as many teens as possible. In hopes that they will become outdoor lovers, adventure seekers and conservation ambassadors. Being situated on the bay, Corpus Christians know pollution is everywhere. Pollution is caused through our refineries, trash, and even chemical spills. Our city is... Read more »

Summer 2019

Time to get outside and have some fun in the sun! Youth Odyssey has a busy summer this year, from summer camps to summer programs, there's something for everyone to do. We're kicking things off with our summer programs and Legacy camp! This summer, we have teamed up with 21st Century/ACE at local CCISD schools.... Read more »

Scouting Trip 2019

Last month our staff embarked on a scouting trip for this year’s backpacking camp. On this journey we encountered a carousel of environments from bay, beach, lagoon, swamp and forest. As we traveled north from Houston the scenery became dominated by towering pine trees. Once we arrived to the Sabine National Forest visibility shortened to... Read more »

Summer Camps are back!!

Summer camps with Youth Odyssey are always a great time. On our week-long summer camps, youth from the Coastal Bend get to try different activities, many for the very first time. Our six Summer Camps encompass skills such as Canoeing, Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Scuba Diving, Kayaking, Horseback Riding and other outdoor activities partnered with our... Read more »

Welcome the A-Team!!!

For the first time ever, Youth Odyssey  has DOUBLED our program staff, to eight!  We hired four new summer staff to work with camps and programs; and together they make up the first ever Activities Team (A-Team). We are very excited to have them and are expecting a busy summer filled high energy and smiles.... Read more »