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Reflections on A Summer Kayaking Trip with Raphael House Teens


Throughout the year we take the teens in our Residential and Bridge programs on outdoor adventure trips with Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC). One such recent adventure was a kayaking trip that we took this summer to Angel Island.

My hope for the trip was that the kids would get a break from their regular life, which I suppose is what we all want when we go away for the weekend. Many of the kids are the oldest siblings in their families, a position that often comes with a great deal of responsibility as their guardians face the day-to-day challenges of working their way out of homelessness. These are kids who…

Posted August 09, 2016 by Kim Lessard. Categorized as FAMILY ACTIVITIES, TEENS.

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