Donations & Support

“Share the Adventure” is more than just a slogan for us. Since 1978, Wilderness Inquiry has opened the outdoors to hundreds of thousands of people from all walks of life, including people with disabilities, disadvantaged youth, low-income families and many others.

Life Changing Stories

We strive to be as inclusive as possible in everything we do, and we conduct programs serving thousands of people who would never have the opportunity to participate without your financial support. Click here to read about the impact your support has on individual lives.

  • Provides scholarships to those in financial need to participate on our trips in the United States. We also provide program supports in the form of adaptive equipment, personal care attendants, trip assistants, and sign language interpreters so that all may participate as peers.

  • Gives the opportunity for tens of thousands of urban youth to discover the environment in their own backyard through experiential education and place-based learning. This includes the Pathway to Employment program for careers in the outdoor industry.

  • Canoemobile is the mobile version of Urban Wilderness Canoe Adventures, bringing environmental literacy and engagement to urban youth throughout the United States. Since 2010 Canoemobile has reached thousand of kids in more than 20 cities from Omaha to the Bronx.

  • Shares outdoor experiences with low-income families, including families with a child or parent with a disability. Your support provides scholarships as well as adaptive equipment and additional assistance so that all families members may enjoy their time together.

  • Gives people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to learn new social and physical skills in healthy outdoor activities. These skills transfer to home life, the workplace, and the community in general, allowing people with intellectual disabilities to enjoy more enriched lives.