Empowering Outdoor Youth

OYC connects kids to programs that encourage


Active, Healthy Lifestyles Love & Respect for Nature
Education Leadership Community Involvement




Connecting Youth


We engage youth in the natural outdoors, connecting them with recreation, education, and stewardship activities that promote personal growth, positive living and environmental consciousness.



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Family Getaways At Diablo Lake


Enjoy the comfortable accomodations, healthy meals, and family activities available at North Cascades Institute. You won't regret it.



Start Young, Stay Young...Outdoors





Attention Leaders of the Future


This strenuous program is for motivated high school students who are ready for a camping, canoeing, backpacking, and moutaineering adventrue in the North Cascades backcountry. The training emphasizes teamwork, leadership, field science, communication skills, and public speaking.




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