Grants Database

Grantee:
Ascend Wilderness Experience
Amount Awarded:
$5,000
Project Title:
Ascend Tenderfoot Trip
Fund:
Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund, 2017
Website:
Issue:
Habitat/Wilderness/Preservation
Region:
North Coast
County/Counties:
Trinity County
Project Description:

Ascend offers five-day excursions for local youth ranging in age from 9-18 years old into the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area in Northern California. These trips are offered at no cost to participants, who are divided into three age groups: 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18. Ascend is dedicated to environmental education and promoting nature based experiences. Ascend seeks to empower young participants to overcome their personal limitations while also enhancing their sense of appreciation and responsibility for humanity and the preservation and conservation of wild spaces.