Challenge Yourself to Change a Young Life

Quotes

Here are some of the best quotes from BCM youth from last summer:

  • Whether you guys know it or not you guys inspired me to continue down the right path. Thank you for the amazing experience. Love you guys.
  • One thing I learned about myself is that I could push myself to do things I know I would never do without a little push. Example: Like climbing up Toulumne Peak.
  • A new goal I have is to continue being sober. It is going to be hard, but with the right things to keep me entertained, like going camping or hiking.
  • One thing I learned about myself is how strong I am and I can do anything I put my mind to. I will use this back home to try new things and know that I can do anything.
  • One thing I learned about myself is I am a great leader in some peoples eyes and I could apply this to life back home is I could be a great role model to my younger siblings and family.
  • I learned how strong I am mentally and physically. I will apply it to home life by taking more challenges in my every day life.
  • I learned that I am really strong both physically and mentally. I know that I will be strong as well in facing my problems at home and do what I’ve always wanted to do, but was too scared to, because I thought I was weak.
  • I have so many plans after the trip. I would like to eat healthier and exercise at least three times a week. I also set high standards for my education.
  • I can accomplish really challenging things/activities. If something gets too hard for me I will breathe and keep trying.
  • I will look for other camping internships in the future because I love the outdoors. BCM has taught me that
  • This week what I learned about myself is that I am scared of so many things but I feel that as I experience new things I can get over my fears.
  • This week I learned I can trust some adults very good as when they they will help or do something. I think they honor their promise.
  • I learned that I am a great navigator. I plan to use my outdoor navigating skills to help me find my way through college.
  • I learned I can do anything I put my mind to and can get through hard times with a positive attitude.
  • I learned that I can be independent but also be in a group and also still need help from others and you can still make mistakes.
  • (I learned) that I’m stronger than I ever thought. I could be strong with everything.
  • I learned that I could do what a boy can do and don’t give up. I will tell them that I never gave up.
  • (From my adult mentors I learned) to be strong and never be afraid of being afraid.
  • (I learned that) I need to stop putting my problems off and face them head on.
  • (From my adult mentors I learned) that I have very good communication skills, also (hiking) is more mental than physical. To try new things, be original, and make my own path. Never give up on my dreams.
  • I learned that I am actually able to push myself way beyond my limits and now I expect way more of myself. This group was amazing and I really wish we could all go on another trip.
  • I am braver than I thought.
  • (I learned) that I can make people feel good about themselves. This will help because I can help my friends get over what they are afraid of.
  • I learned that I can’t control what other people do, but I can control how I react.
  • I plan to accomplish all of the things I call hard, or say I can’t do, because if I was able to complete this hike I can do anything.
  • (From one of my mentors I learned to ) be proud of yourself. No matter how small or big it is, you will always make an impact.
  • My goal is to never give up no matter what.
  • I learned that I am actually able to push myself way beyond my limits and now I expect more of myself.
  • One thing I learned about myself was that even when things get difficult, I still got to keep going. I will apply that to my life by like not giving up so quickly.
  • That if I put myself in a hard position and have a positive attitude, I’ll make it through.
  • I learned that I can do what a boy can do and shouldn’t give up. I will tell the boys that I never gave up.
  • I learned that even if people say I can’t do stuff, I will prove them wrong!
  • If I work hard and try, I can do anything I put my mind to.
  • I learned to keep moving forward. If I can do it here I can do it at home with my grandparents.
  • I learned patience is a virtue. I learned I cannot control what other people do. but I can control how I react.
  • I can push myself further than I think. I won’t limit myself anymore.