What We Do! 

Black Outside, Inc provides a variety of programming to (re) connect youth of color to the outdoors. Our programs are crafted, influenced, and executed by a diverse team of volunteers who collectively ensure each outdoor experience is not only culturally relevant but inspires a love of the outdoors.


Our Programs 

Camp Founder Girls - In the summer of 2019, Black Outside, Inc proudly resurrected America's first summer overnight camp for black girls: Camp Founder Girls which began in San Antonio, TX. Today Camp Founder Girls carries on the proud legacy of Founder Girls past by providing an immersive week-long overnight camp centered on bravery, confidence, creativity, and strength.

For more information visit www.campfoundergirls.org

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Bloom Project aims to create a space of communal healing for youth impacted by incarceration by facilitating healing-centered outdoor experiences and culturally relevant environmental education that will help them envision new possibilities for their lives, for their communities, and for our world. 

For more information visit www.crbloomproject.org

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Eastside Explores  - During the 2019-20 school year Black Outside, Inc partnered with St.Phillips Early College High School on the historic eastside of San Antonio to craft day-long outdoor explorations centered on social-emotional skill development. Eastside Explores partnered with the Cibolo Nature Center  in connecting 100+ youth to the outdoors.

Our Pilot Programs 


Brotherhood Summit 2021 - Coming soon...