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Phone: 361-946-0616
P O Box 331394
Corpus Christi
Texas 78463

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Target demographics: at-risk youth ages 10-17

Direct beneficiaries per year: 850 youth.

Geographic areas served: the Corpus Christi area

Programs: Adventure Challenge Program, Summer Leadership Camps, and Ropes Challenge Courses that teach the basic life skills through fun and engaging outdoor activities.

Our mission is to provide at-risk youth, ages 10-17, with positive youth development through adventure programming.

We accomplish this through teaching basic, yet vital life skills (communication, teamwork, problem-solving, goal-setting, leadership, and trust) through adventure challenges that include teambuilding games, ropes challenge courses, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, rock climbing, bouldering, backpacking, and camping.

Our programs provide personal and teambuilding experiences for youth whose survival, self-sufficiency, and productive connection to the community depend on these skills. At-risk youth learn skills on our adventures that could mean the difference between going to jail or going to college. It could mean the difference between committing a crime and reaching out for help. Our goal is to assist youth in successfully navigating through their lives into a brighter future by overcoming their present circumstances.

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I was very impressed with the passion of the staff at Youth Odyssey. Our group participated in an all day Team Building experience. Beginning with low level exercise and moving to the more difficult with a process group after each event was the perfect pace to allow the clients the confidence ... more »
Youth Odyssey, is a outstanding organization that helps 100's of young people each year reach their full potential and equipped with the living skills necessary to become a positive productive member in society. As president of the Moore foundation I have no hesitation recommending Youth Odyssey ... more »
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My overall appreciation to Youth Odyssey has elevated during the course of this year. The staff is wonderful to work with and they share a passion to improve the lives of youth today. Youth Odyssey has been very beneficial to the Corpus Christi Housing Authority. The children there are always ... more »
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