Service Learning Projects

"Changing Lives" - Nick Cahill And Trevor Jackson

Cahill and Jackson joined forces to write, produce, film and edit the promotional video “Changing Lives”, about the youth leadership and literacy organization Adventure Risk Challenge (ARC) and featuring ARC and SNC alumnus Yami Gutierrez. (read more . . .)

"Lost Sierra Hoedown" - Drew Fisher, Cody Wilkins, & Rachael Blum

Music, outdoor recreation, simple living and sustainable event practices created an extraordinary weekend to support community skiing. (read more . . .)

"Backpacking Art" - Heath Pierson

The Art Installation Backpacking Trip I designed incorporated my disciplines: Fine Art and Outdoor Adventure Leadership.  This trip was meant to help students to think creatively while reconnecting to the land. (read more . . .)

"Rosewood Creek Restoration" - Ashley Vander Meer

In the fall of 2012, I worked on the restoration of Rosewood Creek for my service learning.  The main cause of the restoration is to reduce sediment loading into Lake Tahoe by restoring a 7,200 foot section of Rosewood Creek between Northwood Boulevard and Tahoe Boulevard in Incline Village, Nevada. (read more . . .)

"Community Climbing Wall" - Renee Guay

"I used my passion for rock climbing and the knowledge gained in my ODAL classes to develop and implement a climbing wall and programs at the new Truckee Community Rec Center. (read more . . .)

"Arc in the Park" - Justine Nelson & Jason Maynez

Art and Psychology joined ODAL and Entrepreneurship to mount a community music festival supporting the local leadership and literacy youth organization Adventure Risk Challenge. (read more . . .)

"Whitewater" - Colin Padbury

Create, embark, experience, enjoy and repeat. I co-taught a white water kayaking class, guided a two day white water rafting trip on the East Fork of the Carson River, and volunteered as a climbing instructor with the local after school program. (read more . . .)