Housing Programs Are Back!

Welcome to the new year! As we get started in this new decade, we will be kicking things off with our  Housing Programs. This year we will be at Leeward and La Armada housing complexes. We are excited to be returning to these the programs as we have a lot of youth here! We will... Read more »

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

The Holidays are upon us, and we want to make sure everyone is having a safe and wonderful time. We have a lot to look back on here at Youth Odyssey. There are many people we are thankful for who helped make our year extremely successful. We have reached and changed many lives this year,... Read more »

End of Fall Programs

Fall programs have come to an end for 2019. This is always a bitter sweet moment for us. We enjoy this moment because it gives us an opportunity to reflect on all the amazing trips we had this year. We look back on all the new friendships that were made, and the lives that were... Read more »

Youth Leader Thanksgiving Trip

We were once again able to take our Youth Leaders on their annual Youth Leader Thanksgiving Trip. This year we decided to drive up north and visit Lake Mineral Wells State Park. The point of this trip was mainly to scout the park for a potential future rock climbing summer camp. Not only did we... Read more »

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 »