outside perspectives

Going outside to find what is within...

Outside Perspectives is a nonprofit organization that partners with youth development organizations, schools and teams to provide transformative expedition, rock climbing and team building experiences in the natural environment. Immersive wilderness experiences are powerful catalysts for positive change.

participant stories

Watch this video to hear stories from four of our Alumni Participants. These inspiring young women share the impact their experience with Outside Perspectives has had on them.

our impact

The COBA Crew puts powerful emotions into words, describing the impact of their expedition, during their final debrief.

an expedition

Watch a short video about the Central City 2021 Boys Expedition. Get a sneak peek at the challenges, accomplishments, and growth that happen over four days.


The Bristol Boys & Girls Club participants share what they learned, how they felt, and why they feel an Expedition is a must for all youth.

Our Mission

Outside Perspectives cultivates lasting personal growth and positive community engagement by offering a spectrum of transformative outdoor experiences.


Annual Report 2022

annual report 2022

We want our community to see the impact of their support and generosity over the past year!

You can click through the slides to the left or use the button below to download a pdf.

get your group outside!

We're booking our calendar for the 2023 season now! Take a minute to fill out our simple questionnaire to start the conversation and move toward securing your spot now. Calendar is filling up fast!

HOLD THE DOOR TO the outdoors & give now!

Contribute to overall Expedition needs.

Provide a meal for one whole crew.

Help fund a Team Building Day Program.

Fund one youth on an overnight expedition.

Choose your own amount or become a monthly donor to have a lasting impact on providing immersive wilderness experiences for our youth!

Subscribe to our Monthly Newsletter to stay up to date on our Outsiders!

We average about one email per month. We hope you'll find this as a way to stay connected with Outside Perspectives and our mission to cultivate lasting personal growth and positive community engagement by offering a spectrum of transformative outdoor experiences.

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to witness the power of transformative wilderness experiences!

You will stay up to date on what our programming looks like, sounds like, and feels like for our participants. Hear directly from the youth themselves and witness the positive impact of time on the trail with OP.

Outside Perspectives, Inc.

37 Greenwoods Rd

Suite 19

New Hartford, CT 06057