The following description is meant as a guide to help you decide which trip most suits your desires and abilities. These descriptions are not intended as comprehensive itineraries and are subject to change.
Eager to see the surrounding communities and also lend a hand? The Community Engagement Adventure enjoys an itinerary that combines aspects of community service with the recreational activities an outdoor program. You will participate in several community service activities. Although all OA trips have some portion of service project, this trip is designed to give you four days of giving back!
Over the course of this four-day trip, designed to introduce you to the service opportunities surrounding Southern California, you will learn about the L.A. area's diverse population and efforts to address social and environmental issues. By helping local charitable groups, such as soup kitchens and mountain cleanup crews, you’ll assist those in need and bond with your fellow group members.
You will still be able to enjoy nature! The Community Engagement trip will be camping at a mountain campground, giving you all the beauty of nature as a hub from which to travel to various Southern California destinations.
Past community engagement partners we have collaborated with include: LA Regional Food Bank, Wishtoyo Foundation, Nicholas Canyon County Beach Park, Homeboy Industries, Heal the Bay, LA Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Otay Foundation, and many more. Sign up for this trip if you really want to be CONNECTED!