Boys & Girls Outdoor Leadership Development 

Hands-on Leadership Skills

Participants get to try a hand at actually leading a group with mentoring and coaching support along the way. We use critical thinking and problem solving to help everyone decide how to face challenges together! 
 

2022 SUMMER EXPEDITIONS
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • Ages 13-18
  • June 5-10  (BOLD - Boys)
  • June 19-24 (GOLD - Girls)

Experiences: 
Backpacking/Camping/Trails

Green River/Mammoth Cave National Park, KY

  • Ages 13-18
  • July 10-15  (BOLD - Boys)
  • July 24-29 (GOLD - Girls)

Experiences: 
Canoeing/Camping/Caves

For more information, contact Matt Russnogle, Program Director at jrussnogle@ymcachattanooga.org or 423.800.2131.