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Second Chance Outdoors - Our motivation to help
PASSIONATE ABOUT SERVICE
It is the mission of Second Chance Outdoors (S.C.O) to empower our nations Veterans and First Responders through the outdoors. While providing resources to help cultivate healthy lifestyle and mindset changes, to build a better community one Veteran and First Responder at a time.
We believe that through this mission we can impact our nations hero's lives in a truly positive way.
Recent media coverage has drawn attention to programs that facilitate hiking for veterans on national scenic trails, such as the Pacific Crest Trail or the Continental Divide Trail (Haskel 2014, Langley 2014). Accounts also cite the success of programs offering adventures for veterans such as river rafting or rock climbing (Siber 2019) or more contemplative activities such as fly-fishing (Adams 2019).
Second Chance Outdoors programs provide veterans and first responders with opportunities for outdoor recreation, outdoor leadership and employment skills, stewardship, mindfulness, wilderness therapy, and other opportunities.