North Carolina Outward Bound provides character building wilderness experiences. Students will be challenged to realize their full potential, how to work within a team, and how to rely on oneself. Our North Carolina wilderness courses are held in the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Outer Banks. We provide courses for 14-16 year olds, 16-18 year olds and 18+.
Open Hands is a garden-based educational, empowerment, and community service program for teenagers between the ages of 15-19 at Anathoth Community Garden in Cedar Grove, a ministry-plant of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church committed to cultivating peace by using regenerative agriculture to connect people with their neighbors, the land, and God.
Social Services provides child care subsidy, child protective services including services to youth in foster care, adolescent parenting program, food and nutrition services (formerly food stamps), Medicaid, school based social workers for at-risk youth, and Work First.
The Orange County Rape Crisis Center seeks to stop sexual violence and its impact through support, education, and advocacy.OCRCC seeks to raise awareness about sexual abuse and offer a safe haven for primary or secondary abuse survivors.
Play Street Soccer creates safe, secure environments for youth in low-income communities to play soccer in order to engage in creative problem solving, character development, and community building. Play Street Soccer sets up weekly, informal “street style” soccer matches in 3 communities in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area: Abbey Court, Rogers Rd., and Estes Park.
Spoke’n Revolutions Youth Cycling (SnR) is the flagship program of Triangle Bikeworks involving high school youth cyclists. The program utilizes cycling as a gateway to youth development and leadership training for under-served youth in the Triangle area (currently Chapel Hill/Carrboro and soon Durham).
The TSC / Youth Community Project is dedicated to providing youth-created spaces, where young people can pursue their healthy desires for socializing, creative expression, self-determination, and collective empowerment. 10 serve on the “youth board”, and events have hosted up to 300 teens.
The Transplanting Traditions Community Farm (TTC Farm) is a non-profit project of the Orange County Partnership for Young Children (OCPYC). OCPYC was established in 1993 and works collaboratively within the community to ensure that every child in Orange County arrives at school healthy and ready to succeed.