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Inner Growth Through Outdoor Adventure

Blue Sky Fund is a youth development non-profit that provides transformational experiences for urban youth through outdoor education.

What We Do

Transformational Outdoor Experiences for Urban Youth

We support academic success by providing school field trips focused on the environmental sciences, and we build resiliency and character through outdoor adventure programming.

  • “I learned that I’m stronger than I think and I can handle anything that the trail—or life in general—throws at me.”

    Miguel, Outdoor Leadership Institute Alumni

  • “I hope to continue building my skills of being outdoors so that I can camp with my family and show them the different skills that I’ve learned by being in Blue Sky Fund programs.”

    Makaylah, Outdoor Adventure Club Participant

  • “My students enjoyed the natural environment, as few of them have had this type of exposure.”

    2nd Grade Teacher, Bellevue Elementary

  • “[The Outdoor Leadership Institute] made me more sure of who I am and what I want in life, and that’s something only this experience can give you.”

    Hannah, Outdoor Leadership Institute Alumni


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Hike for Kids goes VIRTUAL!

There are a lot of uncertainties on the path ahead. But at Blue Sky Fund - we are certain of this:The outdoors are essential to our mental, physical and emotional health (now more than ever!)Not everyone - especially communities of color - experience equitable access to outdoor spacesThe need for ou...

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