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Stories of Transformation Straight from the Source

Read how the outdoors transformed BCM youth, Yana

February 22, 2017


Yana learned about Big City Mountaineers through the Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue, Washington. When we first met Yana, she was a junior in high school with low self-confidence. Yana faced some struggles and inconsistencies at home and she […]

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Issa’s Story

October 17, 2016


When Issa first came to us she was a quiet, sweet, but obviously uncomfortable teenage girl. Backpacking was a new experience for her and being so far from home was intimidating. On just the second day of the expedition, with […]

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