COVID-19 UPDATE: A different public health crisis

We have closed temporarily due to the the COVID-19 Pandemic in an effort to keep our staff and students safe.

We're suspending our work in the name of public health.

But we need your help to fight a different public health crisis that started before this devastating

virus and will surely outlast it: childhood trauma. Adverse childhood experiences, such as abuse and neglect,

have been shown to cause chronic disease, depression, and substance abuse later in life. 

Rates of childhood trauma are 10% higher in low income countries like Uganda than in the United States.

We want to change that.

Through outdoor adventure and transformative play, we're building resilience and relationships that will

prevent and treat the lasting mental and physical health impacts of childhood trauma.

We are on a mission to raise $35,000 in three months to make sure we can return to the front lines of fighting childhood trauma when we reopen. To learn how we're adapting to this crisis, visit our blog.

To help, visit our donate page

the recreation project 

prepares young people to thrive through outdoor adventure and transformative play. We host the only not-for-profit ropes course and outdoor adventure center in Uganda. Our 5-acre forest is home to a 30 meter climbing wall, low and high ropes course, and more! In our forest, there is no child too small, no dream too big, and no challenge too impossible.

 
our programs
team building +
staff retreats
 
 

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