July 12, 2019

Walking over the trails of East Bay Regional Park, a pair of young boys turn to me and ask, “can we walk up front and join our friends?”  “Sure,” I say, “run up there.” “Run?” They ask. “Yes, run.” With smiles ear to ear they take off as fast as they can up the trail....

March 27, 2019

We prepared for rain but got sun! It’s been a wet and rainy winter in Northern California, but as our YMCA + Nature Project event kicked off, we had nothing but sunny weather and a beautiful day at the beach to enjoy.

As part of our ongoing partnership with the YMCA, fo...

April 11, 2018

On March 28 we had our second event of 2018. The Nature Project co-founder Cooper Helfet, and his teammates from the Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks, joined TNP and a group of 80 YMCA kids for a day in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, just north of San Fr...

February 19, 2018

I am thrilled that we were able to Kick-Off the 2018 season of The Nature Project with an impactful, fun strike mission in collaboration with the YMCASF in San Francisco on Crissy Field. We wanted to test some new curriculum that we have been developing as we enhance o...

June 9, 2017

As the door closed behind me I felt a rush of warm salty wind pour across the marsh now lit by the morning’s photic frontrunners. As I stood on the top stair down to the beach, I could barely see the wetted edge where the mussel beds met the eel grass, but I knew where...

May 8, 2017

How can I describe my experience from our first event as The Nature Project? The radiant smiles spread across the faces of 160 boys and girls spending their first days in the outdoors gave me an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for getting to share those moments with...

September 3, 2016

This summer The Nature Project kicked off their introduction to the outdoor education community with a Seattle event and fundraiser hosted by IslandWood, an award winning leader in outdoor education celebrated for creating transformative outdoor experiences for underse...

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