Lauren Winnewisser

Top 10 Reasons We Love WYP in Winter

TOP 10 REASONS WHY WE LOVE WYP PROGRAMS IN WINTER 10. Our open spaces are the least crowded they are all year 9. Climbing trees that no longer have leaves and remembering what they look like during the rest of the year 8. The creeks start to run wild and we get to play in …

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1% for the Planet / 1% Para el Planeta

1% for the Planet / 1% Para el Planeta Wilderness Youth Project is honored to be the beneficiary of a wide range of 1% for the Planet member companies. Our partnership with 1% for the Planet is intended to advance our impact as well as involve more businesses and individuals in the environmental movement.    …

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Gratitude for Teachers / Agradecido por los maestros

Gratitude for Teachers / Agradecido por los maestros Ver en español “I feel incredibly grateful for the teachers and principals that I routinely interact with through our Bridge to Nature program. Taking kids out of their school day to explore all the places of wild character that are a part of their home in Santa …

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Tips for Nature Connection / Consejos para tener conexión con la naturaleza

Tips for Nature Connection / Consejos para tener conexión con la naturaleza Ver en Español Parent Resource Guide: Tips for Nature Connection If your family is enjoying the benefits of nature connection and you want to do more together, here are some simple things to do. Some can take as little as 5 minutes… Take …

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Monarchs & Milkweed / Monarcas y algodoncillo

Monarchs & Milkweed / Monarcas y algodoncillo Ver en español Have you seen a monarch butterfly in your neighborhood lately? News outlets have been sharing that the butterflies are back! Annual migration of monarchs shows highest numbers in years. To celebrate this good news, we wanted to share this story. Thank you to Kristin Van …

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Get Outside & Play / Salir y Jugar

Ver en español With your help, they can get outside and play. Give Today A letter from our Executive Director Dear Friends, You are the reason kids are out in nature exploring, playing, learning and growing with us at Wilderness Youth Project.  You probably know that the pandemic has been hard on children. They’ve experienced …

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Prescribing Nature for Health / Recetando naturaleza para la salud

Recetando naturaleza para la salud / Prescribing Nature for Health View in English Recetando naturaleza para la salud La naturaleza para el estrés tóxico Repartiendo una receta a la naturaleza… ¡Está sucediendo! ¿Te lo puedes creer? En Wilderness Youth Project sabemos que la conexión con la naturaleza mejora la vida de los niños. El tiempo en …

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WYP DIY: Bay Nut Truffle Recipe

WYP DIY: Bay Nut Truffle Recipe / WYP HAZLO TÚ MISMO: Receta de trufas de laurel Ver en español Deep gratitude to the beautiful wise Bay Laurel trees, all of the forces of sun, soil, and rain that nurture them, and the many indigenous peoples who tend/tended those groves and carry knowledge of how to use …

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The Giving List: The Stress Busters

The Giving List: The Stress Busters Wilderness Youth Project is thrilled to announce our inclusion in the The Giving List Santa Barbara and the matching challenge of $5,000 that has been generously offered to us by the Natalie Orfalea Foundation that will match every gift that comes in through this campaign. Santa Barbara is home …

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Giving Thanks & Seeking Support / Damos gracias y pedimos su apoyo

Ver en español We Give Thanks & Ask for Your Support Give Today Can you help us raise $280,191 more for scholarships this year? We give thanks. For the kids who came outdoors and connected with us, even when things felt uncertain. And for each and every one of you believed that nature connection could sustain …

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