LEARNING THROUGH DOING ADVENTURES

Rating: 5 stars   4 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth

Location: P.O. Box 1082 Agoura Hills CA 91376 USA

Mission: Our mission is to educate and empower youth through hands-on outdoor education, recreation and outreach opportunities. We strive to service children with special needs, socio-economic disadvantages, and/or at-risk circumstances by providing engaging new experiences, time, attention and support. The majority of our activities take place outdoors in Malibu and the surrounding Santa Monica Mountains.
Results: Since Spring of 2006, over 3000 youth have participated in our programs with more than 90% of participants returning for future programs.
Target demographics: Children through Young Adults (4-18 yrs. old) from diverse backgrounds including low-income, foster care, homeless shelters, special needs, leadership development
Direct beneficiaries per year: 400-600 youth
Programs: Summer Camp Adventures, Special Needs Adventures, Outdoor Education Adventures, Athletic Adventures and Leadership Adventures

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Rating: 5 stars  

I don't even know what to say about this camp, other than its the most amazing thing I ever joined.. The staff member's are all so friendly and helpful, I have so many happy memories being there. I went for 3 years

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malibu

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Do nothing, its already amazing.

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Rating: 5 stars  

What Jonathan Dunker and his crew of volunteers has managed to accomplish is truly extraordinary in this time of economic challenge. LTDA's tireless efforts to attend to the needs and dreams of those who live in our communities but do not have the privileges of so many around them is work of the highest and most honorable calibre.

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Watching children on field trips to the mountains and oceans.

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Find ways to get greater financial support.

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Rating: 5 stars  

LTDA is far more than outdoor programs: tutoring and mentoring at-risk youth, providing leadership roles, career counseling, and engendering sportsmanship are just a few of the many other programs LTDA manages. The participants develop deep pride in their accomplishments as they grow and learn new skills, and LTDA even has prior participants return to become volunteers.

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Participating in all programs from mountain hikes, tide pool and watershed lessons, building shelters as part of survival lessons, campouts, ocean and lake days with sports activities and barbeques, bicycling, fishing, gardening, clothing drives, and toy drives are just a few activities I have participated in that have left me wishing I could do even more for all these children.

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Donate, donate, and donate time and money to help LTDA to continue to reach children and families.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I can't say enough about this group. When they take the children out in the open air you see their faces light up. Learning about the outdoors and their connection to it is invaluable. I'm so proud to help this a possibility. Sylvia Wildfire, Owner & CEO On Call Medic

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We have experienced first hand what ltda does for these children

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