Great Outdoors University

Great Outdoors University (GoU) is a conservation-based experiential education program created by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation (NCWF) that brings positive experiences to underserved and at-risk children ages 6 – 18.

When you support GoU, you're helping bring unforgettable experiences and opportunities for learning to kids at NO cost to them or their families. 

An anonymous donor has given us a gift in the form of challenge grant. NOW thru Dec. 31, 2014, every NEW donation made will be matched - up to $30,000! 

No amount is too small to make a difference. But to give an idea of how you can help: 
$50 - Great Outdoors Day Trip for one kid
$100 - Healthy Lunch and a Journal for 20 kids
$500 - Adventure Day Pack for 20 kids
$1,000 - Sponsor a GoU Family Fun Day
$1,250 - Great Outdoors Day Trip for 25 kids
$1,500 - Sponsor a GoU Jr. Naturalist Club for 1 yr
$5,000 - Great Outdoors Day Trip for 100 kids

GoU adventures are offered through partner organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters and Boys and Girls Clubs. Your gift gives children the opportunity to experience adventures that inspire curiosity, foster a passion for learning, build self-confidence, encourage teamwork and promote fitness.
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 78 mos
  • Shirley Townsend 
    • $50 
    • 78 mos
  • Liz R. 
    • $25 
    • 78 mos
  • William Dusch 
    • $250 
    • 78 mos
  • fred harris 
    • $100 
    • 78 mos
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Meredith Holt 
Charlotte, NC
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
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