Meet The Wilderness

Post Office Box 4359 
Ewdards, CO 81632




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1 day to 9 months

An Adventure-based/Life skills program that introduces youth and adults to the spectacular world of the Colorado backcountry and the beautiful world of themselves and others around them.


Disadvantaged / at risk youth

High mountain backpacking trips into the wilderness areas of Colorado. Rock Climbing. Snowshoeing.

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Meet The Wilderness is committed to the personal growth of youth, especially those that are underprivileged and at-risk, through life skills education. Meet The Wilderness uses adventure based programs that enhance the mind, body, and spirit through the development of self-esteem, trust, responsibility, communication, and teamwork

Joe Schmitt - Executive Director. Jim Himmes - Founder. Tom McCalden - Director for Development. Jenna Baker - Program Director. Melissa (Missy) Johnson - Office Manager. Sharon Dale - Guide. Jean Naumann - Guide.

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