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“OWA is a great experience in a beautiful part of Colorado. All the counselors are really helpful, fun, and flexible. They help you safely step outside of your comfort zone and personalize your experience. I became close with other campers and built good relationships”- Sage, age 14
Austin, TX


Kammok Taco Tri

Kammok: A local Austin company

BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! Why? BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! Ugh. I thought as I fumbled around to turn this noise off. 5:30 AM. So early. I struggled to pull the covers off, and stepped out of bed to be greeted by the morning black. As a yawn escaped, I slowly pulled on my gym shorts and grabbed a banana. […]


Newbs, Veterans, and the Balance In Between

Sleeping on the side of a mountain

“How’d you sleep?” Mika asked me as she struggled to keep herself from sliding down the rock. “Not too bad,” I replied pulling my food bag from the inside of my sleeping bag, “those stars were incredible last night!” The previous night we started our hike around 11 pm with the hopes of two hours later coming […]


The Joy of Small Adventures

Tallest Peak in Texas y'all

Everyone loves big adventures. Those trips that you plan for months, have countdown calendars for, save up for for years, and use to keep yourself motivated. They’re things like biking across the country, backpacking across Europe, tackling the Appalachian trail, a three week road trip, or just a week long vacation with the family. They […]


An Ode to My Sleeping Bag

Snug as a bug

Oh, to the bag with skin so soft, Filled with light feathers of down That wraps me up as I loft With a hood that goes around.   Oh, to the bag that feels like home With a smell that brings great comfort Of dirt, forest, and times when we roam It brings joy as […]


A Review: Reel Rock Film Tour

Reel Rock 12

“Yeah, Lydia texted me two months ago telling me tickets were now on sale,” my friend said as we ate dinner before heading to watch the films. It’s true. I did. I had been checking the website almost every day to see when tickets would go on sale. Then when they did, I made sure […]