Bay Area Wilderness Training: South Bay Expansion (2018)

$62,705

open space authority funds contributed to project

2018

project awarded

Bay Area Wilderness Training (BAWT) creates opportunities for underserved Bay Area youth to experience wilderness firsthand and have powerful environmental education experiences. The Authority contributed funds to help BAWT continue to expand services in Santa Clara County by conducting more outdoor leadership training courses, including full scholarships for South Bay focused leaders. Through this grant, BAWT will continue expansion of outdoor equipment lending and trip support services. This project is increasing the number of Santa Clara County outdoor trips for diverse youth and will help launch a legacy that will provide youth of color and low-income youth in the South Bay with outdoor experiences for many years to come.
Award Date:
May 9, 2018
Program:
Measure Q Urban Open Space Grant Program
Location:
Various locations countywide

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