Youth Programs

Seeds of Stewardship

The mission of the Seeds of Stewardship program is to provide educational and meaningful outdoor experiences that empower youth to become the next generation of stewards of Arizona’s wild landscapes.

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Gear Girls

Girls and women, when given the chance, make confident and inspired leaders, outdoor adventurers and trail stewards. Gear Girls uses mountain biking, trail work and snow sports to build confidence, outdoor competence, community and character in young women grades 4-8.

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Junior Explorers

In cooperation with the Arizona State Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Arizona Trail Association (ATA) is proud to announce the release of the Arizona Trail Junior Explorer Handbook. The Handbook is a virtual adventure from border to border, and each section highlights different geographical areas.

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