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Connecting Youth To The Outdoors

Breaking Barriers

Time to break those barriers and get into outside!  It’s your time to achieve your highest potential and explore what we are interconnected to – the great outdoors!

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What is Breaking Barriers? Learn about the Breaking Barriers initiative here.Adventure to Leadership: Adventure Risk Challenge, building leadership, literacy and outdoor skills, preparing youth for college and beyond.Learn more about ARC

UC Merced’s Yosemite Youth Leadership Programis a 2-year program focused on giving UC Merced students, regardless of major or previous outdoor experience, the skills to lead, advocate for the environment, make informed ethical decisions and create social change. Learn more about YLP

WildLink will inspire you to develop lasting connections to wild places through wilderness experiences and community stewardship. Learn more about Wildlink

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Tell us how you think it would help you get outside in our online forum.

Breaking Barriers Community Forums research project designed to increase understanding of what prevents and what motivates youth to participate in outdoor activities. Click here to learn more.

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