Trails For Youth
Our mission is to mentor at-risk youth and provide opportunities for all children to benefit from a healthy, active lifestyle through safe outdoor experiences.
Our vision is to significantly improve the social-emotional and physical health of every youth we serve.
Teaching kids to overcome obstacles on the trail and in life!
It started in 2002 when co-founders Patrick and Julie Childers noticed the kids didn’t know the bike trails existed and found themselves looking for opportunities to be outside. Avid cyclists and nature lovers, they combined their efforts, passions and dedication to helping the kids they saw in their diverse neighborhood be more healthy. And so it began… At Trails for Youth.Org we believe that all kids should have the opportunity to connect to the natural world around them. We hope you can join us on our journey! Whether they are on the trail to school, dirt trail or trail of life we provide the opportunity for children to be healthier and more confident. Kids leave from their adventure with a sense of accomplishment, a fond memory and new knowledge about themselves and their world. We embody our motto of “Teaching Kids to Overcome Obstacles on the Trail and in Life!” trailsforyouth.org
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Mountain Bike Action is a monthly magazine devoted to all things mountain biking (yes, that’s 12 times a year because we never take a month off of mountain biking). It has been around since 1986 and we’re still having fun. Start a subscription by clicking here or calling (800) 767-0345.