San Diego ICO is completely volunteer run.
Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO) is a community outreach program of the Sierra Club dedicated to helping urban youth discover the outdoors. ICO provides adult supervision, equipment, food and transportation for exploring local natural treasures in San Diego County, hosting camping trips in the surrounding mountains and desert, and distant adventures to places such as Joshua Tree National Park and Sedona, Arizona.
San Diego ICO is completely volunteer run. The program commenced in November 2001 and has 5 active leaders serving 11 agencies with about 20 volunteers.
OUR PARTNER AGENCIES
ICO conducts outdoor trips in partnership with schools and community groups throughout the San Diego Area. We serve youth of all ages from diverse communities and backgrounds.
DONATE TO ICO
San Diego ICO is completely volunteer-driven. Your donation goes directly to fund outings for the kids.
Sedona, Arizona (Nov. 18-23, 2016)Over Thanksgiving Break we took students from Stephen W Hawking II STEAM Charter School camping and hiking in Sedona, Arizona - what a great trip!
Camping in Borrego Palm Canyon (Dec. 2016)Last weekend we too students from Stephen W Hawking II STEAM Charter School camping in Borrego Palm Canyon, where we saw unos borregos up close, cooled off in the waterfall, and did some starwatching on our night hike. Definitely one of our best trips to this place.