MEET OUR FRIENDS: BIG CITY MOUNTAINEERS
THEIR TEAM WORKS TO IDENTIFY AND BREAK DOWN BARRIERS TO OUTDOOR ACCESS FOR YOUTH FROM DISINVESTED COMMUNITIES, CREATING OPPORTUNITIES TO PARTICIPANTS TO UNCOVER THEIR OWN SOURCES OF STRENGTH, RESILIENCE, CONFIDENCE, SERENITY, AND JOY.
Interim National Program Director, Minnesota Program Manager
Fred is passionate about connecting young people to wild places and has been working to ensure that teens everywhere can explore our public lands for over a decade.
Pacific Northwest Program Manager
Anne finds reasons to sleep under the stars as often as possible. She also lives toprovide those same experiences to youth in the Pacific Northwest. As awilderness therapy instructor and conservation leader, she witnesses incredible youth transform and persevere through tough mental and physical challenges.
California Program Manager
Jenna knows having the opportunity to connect with and spend time outdoors is a luxury not awarded to all. She now works hard to ensure youth in her community have the opportunity to learn about and protect our environment.
New England Program Manager
Scott believes learning through the outdoors is a powerful life changing experience. A native New Englander, who grew up on the north shore of Boston, he singlehandedly expanded Big City mission to the east coast and hopes to bring moreequitable opportunities and access to youth of all backgrounds.
HOW WE'RE HELPING
Puffin is producing video content for BCM and other non-profits to help promote their cause
PROVIDE NEEDED TOOLS
Equip Fred and other BCM managers with the tools and support needed to be successful
SPREAD THE WORD
Spread the word about the power of the outdoors to inspire and change communities