Partners and Resources


Summer Search: is a high-impact program that gives low-income students the opportunities and support they need to transform their lives, achieve their own potential, and create change as role models and everyday leaders.

Leave No Trace: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors by all people, worldwide.

High Mountain Institute: The High Mountain Institute has something for everyone. Located high in the mountains of Colorado, our programs inspire personal and intellectual growth through real experience. The mountains and canyons are our classrooms. We invite you to join us.

Utah Guides and Outfitters Association: Utah Guides and Outfitters Association (UGO) is a collaborative group of more than 40 of Utah’s premier outfitters, each focusing on the highest quality outdoor excursions throughout the vast and diverse wilderness of Utah’s mountains, deserts, canyons, and rivers. We offer a wide array of activities around the region ranging from rafting, canoeing, kayaking, mountain bike tours, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, 4-wheel-drive trips to outdoor education.

Costa Rica Exploradores: We have daily departures from San José, the Caribbean Coast and the Arenal Volcano, giving you the choice to start and finish at the place of your convenience. Half way between these locations is our Exploration Center, a private base for our river trips and our Tortuguero Expeditions.

Native Americans

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe: Ute Mountain Ute Indian tribe information. Ute History, casinos, legends, tribal parks, location, history, government and future plans.

The Navajo Nation: Official Site of the Navajo Nation.

At the Zuni Eagle AviaryThe Zuni Tribe: The Zuni Pueblo is nestled in a scenic valley, surrounded by the enchanting mesas, located about 150 miles west of Albuquerque. The main reservation, is located in the McKinley and Cibola counties in the western part of New Mexico.

Indian Health Service: The Federal health program for Native Americans and Alaska Natives.

Public Lands

US Forest Service: The Forest Service was established in 1905 and is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres.

Bureau of Land Management: The Bureau of Land Management is responsible for stewardship of our public lands. The BLM is committed to manage, protect and improve these lands in a manner to serve the needs of the American people.

Summer Camp Resources and Guides

Allen’s Guide: Directory of kids & teen summer camps, summer study programs, summer camp jobs and study abroad programs. Listings include traditional camps, residential summer camps, academic summer camps, acting summer camps, and teen travel programs.

Other Resources for Teens

Teen Ink: Magazine, blogs, book series and website written entirely by teens. An excellent resource for teen writers and artists.