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Native Women’s Wilderness trek to Everest Base Camp! A Conversation with Explore Austin Mentor, Rocío Villalobos.

2023 Girls “Turtle Squad” Mentor, Rocío Villalobos recently completed an incredible trek to Everest Base Camp alongside a powerful group… more

New Staff Member alert! Meet our new Business Operations Coordinator, Matt Williams.

We are thrilled to announce that Matt Williams is Explore Austin’s new Business Operations Coordinator!  We recently had the opportunity… more

Meet Our New Mentors!

Explore Austin’s Mentors play a crucial role in supporting our mission both on and off the trail. Mentoring with Explore… more

Trail Food and Connection

Not only does Packit Gourmet cook up delicious trail food, they make an impact that helps others enjoy the outdoors.… more

New Board Member Spotlight: Bryan Daigle

This summer, we welcomed 3 new board members: Olatunde Gbolahan, Scott Phillips, and Bryan Daigle. We’re excited to add these… more

New Board Member Spotlight: Scott Phillips

This summer, we welcomed 3 new board members: Olatunde Gbolahan, Scott Phillips, and Bryan Daigle. We’re excited to add these… more

Mentor Spotlight: José Ignacio Porras

This month, we spotlight Explore Austin Mentor, José Ignacio Porras. We are so grateful to José for all that he… more

New Board Member Spotlight: Olatunde Gbolahan

This month, we are welcoming 3 new board members: Olatunde Gbolahan, Scott Phillips, and Bryan Daigle. We’re excited to add… more

Letter from the CEO: Kathleen Schneeman

Remarkably, summer is over here at Explore Austin! We’re already deep into our 2022 and 2023 school year planning for… more