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Wilderness as a Powerful Tool for Youth Engagement

Bay Area Children in Nature Collaborative – December 01, 2012
By Bay Area Children in Nature Collaborative

Wilderness as a Powerful Tool for Youth Engagement Kyle stands out in the movement for his commitment to overcome obstacles to get more youth outdoors and connect to nature as their birthright. He founded Bay Area Wilderness Training, one of two established organizations in the US providing both leadership training and free access to outdoor gear. MR: Thinking back to the earliest years of you life, what experiences relate to who you are now and your work with Bay Area Wilderness Training? KM: My parents took me camping – and the outdoor and wilderness experiences of my childhood have definitely shaped who I am today. My very first…
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