ICO (Inner City Outings) Volunteers Needed!

Inner City Outings (ICO) is an all-volunteer outreach program of the Sierra Club that provides wilderness experiences for individuals who might not otherwise have them. Most participants are young people from urban communities, but ICO also conducts trips for other groups that do not have access to outdoor activities.

The goal of the Inner City Outings program is to help people discover the beauty and challenges of the wild places we treasure, acquire the skills necessary to enjoy them safely, and learn that human activities and the natural world are interrelated. The program’s success helps increase environmental awareness, interpersonal skills, and the participants ‘ self-esteem through active involvement with nature.

We have several ICO Outings scheduled for this spring already! If you would like to volunteer for any of our ICO outings, contact [masked] for details on training and upcoming dates.

Before you know it, you will be having more fun than the kids!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I've had to work late tonight; it was an unforeseen need. Sorry! Please don't give up on me

    1 · April 2, 2013

  • Sarah h.

    I love kids,the outdoors,and feeling like I've helped someone!

    1 · April 1, 2013

  • Lisa

    Sorry, I won't be able to make it this Tuesday. I am still interested in helping out.

    1 · March 30, 2013

  • Craig J.

    Join us Tuesday , the 2nd and find out how you can help reconnect kids with their natural heritage!Help us plan our summer outings!

    March 24, 2013

  • Lisa

    Let me know how I can help.

    March 19, 2013

    • Craig J.

      Thanks, Lisa. We are beginning to fill in our calendar of summer outings. We will need support personnel and leaders. Meetings are first Tues of the month at The Mad Platter Restaurant, 6:00pm . We are excited to be actively growing our group, and we welcome new energy and ideas.

      March 24, 2013

  • NancyandMike R.

    Nancy & Mike are both certified ICO leaders and trainers.

    February 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would love to help. I am an elementary teacher and love nature. Will any other training be needed?

    February 16, 2013

    • Craig J.

      There are 3 forms required. Contact us at [masked] for more info. Thanks for considering volunteering your time.

      February 16, 2013

  • dinaff

    Of course, may depend upon future date(s) selected for the outings, but I would very much like to participate in this program! Thank you.

    February 16, 2013

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