Walk for The Woods Project volunteers

Ripley House 4410 Navigation Blvd, Houston, TX

The Woods Project is hosting our 10th annual Walk for The Woods Project event, presented by ENGIE, on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at BakerRipley- Ripley House.  The Walk is our largest fundraiser of the year and will help us provide life-changing leadership development opportunities to even more Houston high school students from low-income communities.  Over 180 students are expected to participate in our 2-week …

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Weekend Workshop: Service Project at Memorial Park

The Woods Project students will work with Memorial Park Conservancy staff and volunteers on a service project to benefit the park. Interested in volunteering? Contact Miles White miles@thewoodsproject.org

Weekend Workshop: Climbing Camp

Come test yourself and climb with The Woods Project. Interested in volunteering? Contact Miles White miles@thewoodsproject.org.

Virtual Spring Weekend Volunteer Orientation

Virtual via Zoom TX

Have you been curious about volunteering for a weekend trip, but not quite sure what to expect? Then please join us as we kick off the new school semester with a Spring Volunteer Leader Orientation! 6:00-6:30 Meet & Greet: Enjoy e-mingling with current and new volunteers. 6:30-8:00 Orientation: Topics will include: Weekend trip schedule & activities Gear information …

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Spring Weekend Trip #1

Sam Houston National Forest or Big Thicket Backpacking Trip This is a great opportunity for your students and leaders to have a little glimpse of what to expect on their summer trip. The groups will hike about 10 – 12 miles total over the course of Saturday and Sunday morning. We are looking for folks …

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Annual Luncheon

The Junior League of Houston 1811 Briar Oaks Ln, Houston, TX

Join us at our Annual Luncheon to meet The Woods Project alumni, hear their inspiring stories of transformation, and learn more about how we are changing the life trajectory of Houston’s most underserved youth. The Woods Project trip changes lives in a thousand different ways.  In the woods, students gain new confidence, develop critical life …

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Summer Prep – Gear Day

TWP Warehouse 6910 Renwick Drive, Suite V, Houston

Gear Day to prepare for Summer Trips! On this day, we will be taking inventory of most of our gear to make sure we have enough to equip our summer students and volunteers.  NOTE: We will be at our new warehouse (6910 Renwick Dr.). We rely on our volunteers to help ensure that our gear …

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Summer Prep – Food Pack Out

The Woods Project 2700 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX

The Woods Project needs your help as we prepare backpacking meals for our 2022 summer trips.  There are 6 days worth of food and we cannot put it all together without your help. Please bring a refillable water bottle and comfortable clothes you do not mind getting dirty. We will provide pizza and drinks! Click here …

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Summer Prep – Gear Pack Out for Donner Pass trips

TWP Warehouse 6910 Renwick Drive, Suite V, Houston

Please join us to help prepare for our summer program!  On this day, we will be taking all of our camping equipment needed for summer trip, organizing it into backpack groups, and then stuffing it into gearbags that will be shipped across the country so our students can use the camping equipment during their summer trips. …

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Summer Prep – Gear Pack Out for Olympic trips

TWP Warehouse 6910 Renwick Drive, Suite V, Houston

Please join us to help prepare for our summer program!  On this day, we will be taking all of our camping equipment needed for summer trip, organizing it into backpack groups, and then stuffing it into gearbags that will be shipped across the country so our students can use the camping equipment during their summer trips. …

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Summer Trips – Apostle Islands

This sea kayaking trip in the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior is for students who are alumni of our summer program and are enrolled in our Junior Leaders Program.