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Our Mission

Empowering at-risk youth through outdoor experiential adventures that foster healthy relationships and responsible behavior.
We Serve

We serve at-risk youths aged 12 to 18 years old.

What We Believe

We believe in the potential of each youth and that they only need guidance and support to grow into successful, healthy adults. We believe all youth have the right to experience outdoor activities and none should have nature deficit disorder.

The out-of-doors is the perfect setting to work with youth. It provides many natural lessons while allowing the youth to have fun and improve their physical health. The outdoors exposes youth to the world around them. It gets kids off the couch and combats the national crises in obesity. It gives kids an alternative to gangs and combats the national crises in youth violence.

We help youth grow in the areas of:
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • personal responsibility
  • self-empowerment & achievement
Not only are we getting kids outdoors, but we are Guiding Youth on Their Journey.



TFK Chicago Voyagers is a member of Trips for Kids® International a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Marin County, California. Founded in 1988 and now operating in over 80 locations throughout the United States, Canada and Israel, Trips for Kids (TFK®) International has opened the world of cycling to over 100,000 at-risk youth through guided mountain bike rides and job training/earn-a-bike programs. All TFK chapters, modeled on the foundation of the original TFK Marin program, are managed and operated independently at the local level but share a common goal. Their mission is to use bicycles as a vehicle for lessons in confidence building, achievement, health, fitness and environmental awareness through the development of practical skills and the simple act of having fun.

We would not be able to do the work we do without the generous support of our Trips for Kids International Sponsors and are proud to be working in partnership with these companies. Please join us in saying thank you by patronizing their business whenever possible.

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