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DC Inspiring Connections Outdoors (DC ICO), a program of the Sierra Club, provides wilderness adventures to people who wouldn't otherwise have them.The program launched in 1971 in San Francisco, and now over 50 Club chapters throughout the nation carry the program. Learn more about ICO's Mission in the Washington DC area.

Washington, D.C. ICO is a community outreach program of the Sierra Club that provides safe, enjoyable experiences in nature for DC youth. We are seeking volunteers (must be 18 years old or older) to assist us with providing these outings.

Volunteers will assist certified DC ICO leaders in transporting the kids to and from the outing location, making the meals for the children, and ensuring the trips are conducted safely. Volunteers who enjoy nature and who wish to share their knowledge and love of it with children growing up in an urban environment are encouraged to join our meet-up group.

Visit us online at http://www.sierraclub.org/washington-dc/dc-... (http://www.sierraclub.org/washington-dc/dc-ico)

Join Sierra Club for $15 and get a free backpack: http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=slU2l3oG5wY&offerid=343370.10000002&type=3&subid=0

Our Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/pages/DC-Inspiring-Connections-Outdoors/274322052602634?ref=hl

Upcoming events (1)

Ice Skating with Highland

Highland Addition

Please join us for a skating trip with Highland youth! This is always a fun outing, no matter what your level of skating competence. If your triple axel is a bit rusty, we won't laugh...

Volunteers should meet at Highland at 10 am. We will return to the school no later than 5 pm. Lunch will be provided. If you have access to a car, please indicate in the RSVP questions. If you will be coming by Metro, we will pick up at 9:45am at Congress Heights Metro. Please check WMATA for potential track delays. (http://www.wmata.com/rider_tools/metro_service_status/rail_Bus.cfm?)

A DMV and background check is required for this trip. Please contact Melaina Sharpe at [masked] to complete that portion of the requirement.

Past events (104)

National Zoo with Highland

Highland Addition

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