mission - vision - values
Our Mission – What We Do
Big City Mountaineers instills critical life skills in under-resourced youth through transformative wilderness mentoring experiences.
Our Vision – Where We’re Going
A nation transformed by youth connected to and empowered by nature.
Our Values – What’s Important
Youth – Youth possess power, potential, and resilience. We make organizational decisions based on what will be best for our students.
Nature – The outdoors restores, renews, inspires, and teaches. To experience nature is to unlock our own potential.
Community – Communities provide a context that drives our work – to be inclusive, impactful, and meaningful.
Collaboration – Partnership coaxes fresh perspectives and promotes creative problem solving, enabling us all to succeed.
Accountability – Transparency builds trust. Through a culture of communication we hold ourselves to the highest standards of safety, stewardship of resources, and program delivery.