Transforming tomorrow’s leaders through the power of adventure.

We identify, recruit and train a ‘corps’ of young leaders to ‘serve’ as mentors, academic champions, and outdoor educators.

We place corps members directly in under-served schools to act as academic mentors and tutors.

Corps members then facilitate leadership development through adventure activities after school and on weekends.

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail”

Our Story

Our Approach

Students who drop out of high school are 8 times more likely to end up in prison, 3 times more likely to be unemployed, and will earn roughly $1 million less over their lifetimes...

Our Mission

Adventure Forward provides students from diverse, low-income backgrounds equal access to extended experiential and character-focused learning opportunities. Students develop...

Our Start

Inspired by the vision of Walter Isaacson of the Aspen Institute and General Stanley McChrystal of the Franklin Project, the Adventure Forward team came together in 2013...

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