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Future Women Leaders: Experience in the ‘Daks

Future Women Leaders: Experience in the ‘Daks

Tier 2 Expedition, July 5-9, 2023 Written by: Scott Wager This was a five day journey, in the High Peaks region of New York’s Adirondack Park, undertaken for the specific purpose of building the self-confidence and leadership skills of future women leaders. The expedition team comprised of three young women […]

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2023 ADK expedition for Newark MBK

2023 ADK expedition for Newark MBK

Trip Report –  Newark MBK Adirondack Expedition Tier 2 Expedition, June 26 – 30, 2023 Written by: Scott Wager This expedition was a five-day journey, undertaken for the specific purpose of developing a level of self-awareness and self-efficacy that supports making positive choices, and in turn better life outcomes. In […]

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Newark Female Empowerment 2022

Newark Female Empowerment 2022

Tier 1 Expedition, August 3 – 7, 2022 A five day journey, in the heart of the Finger Lakes, undertaken specifically to help young women develop their self-awareness and independent thinking skills.     “My favorite part was the conversations that we had throughout the trip, especially those with our guest […]

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Naples Youth Empowerment Outing: August 23-25, 2022

Naples Youth Empowerment Outing: August 23-25, 2022

A three day journey, in our local woodlands, undertaken for the specific purpose of strengthening the social-emotional and leadership skills necessary for youth to positively influence their lives, and the climate of their school communities, through self-awareness and independent thinking. This outing was made possible through a collaboration with the […]

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Newark MBK 6th grade Introductory Outing: July 16 – 17, 2021

Newark MBK 6th grade Introductory Outing: July 16 – 17, 2021

Written by: Scott Wager This outing, sponsored by the Newark Central School District was part of a multi-year continuum of experiential social-emotional development programming that supports youth in the District’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) program.  The objective of the outing was to provide a team bonding experience that also increased […]

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Newark MBK Tier 1 Expedition: June 28 – July 2, 2021

Newark MBK Tier 1 Expedition: June 28 – July 2, 2021

Written by: Scott Wager This expedition, sponsored by the Newark Central School District, was the second phase of a 3-year continuum of experiential social-emotional development programming.  The continuum, aimed at improving life outcomes, also provides a mentorship pathway for boys in the district’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) program who are […]

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MBK 8th grade cohort Tier 1 Expedition, August 17 – 21, 2020

MBK 8th grade cohort Tier 1 Expedition, August 17 – 21, 2020

This expedition, sponsored by the Newark Central School District, was the first tier of a three year continuum of experiential social-emotional development programming. The continuum, aimed at improving life outcomes, also provides a mentorship pathway for six boys in the district’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) program who are currently transitioning from 7th to 8th grade.

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#FLX2ADK Fundraising Journey, July 29-August 2, 2020

#FLX2ADK Fundraising Journey, July 29-August 2, 2020

Trip Report by Danielle Ohlson, Co-Founder and Program Co-Director Expeditions of Empowerment is a non-profit organization that provides high-quality outdoor adventure and social-emotional coaching programs for at-risk and under-resourced youth in the Finger Lakes Region. Expeditions of Empowerment is operated and supported by socially conscious outdoor enthusiasts who also happen […]

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