EXPLORE, ENJOY, AND PROTECT THE PLANET
New York State
The Sierra Club is a volunteer-run grassroots environmental, conservation, and outdoors organization. There are many opportunities to go on trips with the Sierra Club be it in New York or beyond. All trips are open to Sierra Club members or non-members, they are led by trained volunteer leaders.
The Atlantic Chapter in New York State offers scores of trips that you can see here
Check their MeetUp pages full of opportunities for outdoor adventures, hiking, paddling, mountaineering, kayaking, nature photography, walks and environmental awareness and activism
Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO)
New York City – Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO)
The ICO is the Sierra Club’s Community Outreach program for children and adolescents who face the challenges of growing up in New York ‘s inner city areas. ICO is 100 % volunteer organization working to provide young people with outdoor recreational opportunities, leadership training, positive group experiences and environmental education, while imbuing in them a love of nature and the outdoors.
ICO partners with public schools to offer their students nature adventures. An orientation session for volunteer leaders is offered several times a year, check their website for announcements.
To view/ RSVP for any upcoming ICO trips, you must first attend a New Volunteer Orientation and turn in a New Volunteer Application form. Then you will be granted access to our meetup.com page where we post all upcoming trips. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
NYC ICO NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
The next quarterly New Volunteer Orientation will be held in May, 2017. Email email@example.com for details.