Youth Programs

Soul Trak offers a range of outdoor programming opportunities for our youth level participants. Depending on your organizational needs, Soul Trak meets you where you are and creates the most ideal experience for your group. We are always looking for youth partners. We offer programming with youth focused on the activities and workshops below:

Activities

Students will participate in activities such as:

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Kayaking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Trail Maintenance
  • High Ropes Course

Workshops

While participating in workshops focusing on:

  • Environmental science
  • Leadership
  • Social Justice
  • Community building
  • Portfolio building
  • Outdoor technical Skills

Soul Trak Outdoors Youth Programs

Soul Trak Outdoors is a D.C. based nonprofit that connects communities of color to outdoor spaces while also building a coalition of diverse outdoor leaders through a variety of hands-on, experiential programming. We take pride in partnering with local businesses, schools, and organizations to provide quality and effective tactics to expose youth to the outdoors.

Explorer

4 outing program

Become a Soul Trak Explorer and take part in many exciting activities all around Washington DC! Soul Trak Explorers takes part in a variety of exciting activities such as day hikes on local trails and bike riding along the C&O canal and Potomac River. We will engage in exciting workshops focused on environmental science, team building, leadership, and several outdoor skills.

Soul Trak will provide the necessary instruction materials and light snacks for student outings. Course times vary depending on partnership arrangements but generally biking, paddling and sometimes hiking trips require morning start times. Student groups are required to transport themselves to outing locations. Soul Trak will then manage all other programming logistics. Upon completion of this 4 section course, Soul Trak Explorers will receive a Soul Trak Explorer Badge and Certificate!  

Traveler

6 week program
Length: 6 outings

Take advantage of everything that the district has to offer with our Soul Trak Traveler Course. This program will empower participants to fully immerse themselves into outdoor adventure. Participants will take part in community initiatives, a wide range of outdoor activities, film screenings, workshops and exercises. Students will develop a portfolio by the end Of the course to present to peers.
  • Kayaking along the Potomac river
  • Rock Climbing
  • Exploring different hiking trails at nearby parks
  • Biking along the C&O Canal
  • Park Service community service initiative
Soul Trak will provide the necessary instruction materials and light snacks for student outings. Course times vary depending on partnership arrangements but generally biking, paddling and sometimes hiking trips require morning start times. Student groups are required to transport themselves to outing locations. Soul Trak will then manage all other programming logistics. Upon completion of this 6 section course, Soul Trak Explorers will receive a Soul Trak Traveler Badge and Certificate!

Adventurer

8 week program
Length: 8 outings

The Soul Trak Adventurer Course focuses on leadership development and introducing participants to a variety of outdoor skill sets. Students will engage in workshops and exercises on leadership components, environmental education, technical skill building training, and environmental
stewardship. Over the duration of the course participants will develop a portfolio that they will present
to the course group displaying their Soul Trak Adventurer experience.
  • Kayaking along the Potomac river
  • Rock Climbing
  • Exploring different hiking trails at nearby parks
  • Biking along the C&O Canal
  • High ropes course
  • Park Service community service initiative
Soul Trak will provide the necessary instruction materials and light snacks for student outings. Course times vary depending on partnership arrangement but generally biking, paddling and sometimes hiking trips require morning start times. Student groups are required to transport themselves to outing location. Soul Trak will then manage all other programming logistics. Upon completion of this 6 section course, Soul Trak Explorers receive a Soul Trak Adventurer Badge and certificate!

Contact us today to inquire about packages to fit your needs.

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