Giving Back

When you adventure with us you will not only be enjoying the outdoors, you will be helping to protect the environment as well. Essential Skills Outdoor School regularly donates time, funds and programming to local organizations that focus on education and the environment.

We provide support through membership, volunteerism and special contributions to many environmental and educational groups, including the following organizations: Vernon Trails, Driftless Folk School, Pleasant Ridge Waldorf School, Kickapoo Valley Reserve, Youth Initiative High School, Three Rivers Waldorf School and Valley Stewardship Network.

If you would like to learn more about the groups we support, see our Resources page for a complete list and links to each organization. If you have an event or organization you feel we could assist with our services, please call us any time. We are honored to give back to our community and our world.