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Get Out, Give Back

Our Spring 2022 Ambassador application window has closed. Stay tuned for our Summer/Fall application cycle.

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Get Out, Give Back

Turn your next adventure into a fundraiser that gives back by expanding access to wilderness and outdoor education programs for pre-teen and teenage girls. Join a community that is transforming their passion and helping to seed self-esteem, inner strength, and the tenacity to embrace the unexpected in the next generation of young women.

Ambassador Options

Classic

Making up 80% of the Ambassador cohort, these Ambassadors will plan their adventure, set up and run their fundraiser with a goal of $3,000, and complete their adventure with support from TCP team in the form of resources, check-ins, and coaching.

Responsibilities

  • Fundraise $3,000
  • Actively participate in fundraising and other ambassador activities
  • Contribute to storytelling for TCP’s social media
  • Attend monthly virtual meetings to cover logistics, presentations, mentorship, etc. (some may be 1-1, some may be with the cohort)
  • Present to the Ambassador cohort upon completion of the adventure and fundraiser sharing
  • Host 1+ educational/informational event/s (virtual or in-person locally) sharing information about the outdoors/a sport

Perks

  • One year membership to Outdoor ProLink pro-deals
  • 1-1 Mentorship from Ambassador alumni network
  • Consideration for additional logistical, social, material, or financial support upon request depending on individual circumstances
  • Fundraising and adventure planning support
  • Support with local outdoor partnership opportunities
  • Professional life coaching sessions with Ambassador cohort
  • Opportunity for social media takeovers, blog writing, etc. to grow online presence

New Adventurer

New to TCP in 2022 and designed for individuals who wish to fundraise as an Ambassador but may need additional logistical support in meeting their adventure or fundraising goal, Ambassadors may self-select at the time of application to fundraise for a scaled goal of $2,000-$2,500, receive more hands-on adventure planning support from an Ambassador alumni mentor, and attend more frequent 1-1 meetings with TCP staff. Approximately 20% of the 2022 Ambassador cohort can be New Adventurers.*

Responsibilities

Same responsibilities as the Classic Ambassadors but including a fundraising sliding scale
  • Sliding scale of fundraising ($2,000 – $2,500)

Perks

Perks of the classic PLUS:
  • 1-1 Mentorship pairing from Ambassador alumni network with a greater degree of adventure planning support and more frequent meetings
  • Monthly group check-in calls with TCP staff and all New Adventurers
  • Additional monthly calls available with TCP staff as requested

*As of 2022, TCP cannot provide training for adventures and does not take any responsibility for the safety of Ambassadors on their adventure. This option of the Ambassador program is not designed for individuals who are completely new to an activity or who may not otherwise go on an adventure, but rather for those who need a little extra planning or fundraising support to make a feasible adventure happen. In the future, TCP hopes to be able to offer training to New Adventurers.

How It Works

Empower young women around the country by starting your own adventure fundraiser.

01

Plan an Adventure

From a long-standing bucket list trip to a challenging personal goal that takes place in your own backyard, we’ll help you envision your “get out, give back” adventure and dial in the details.

02

Set Up Fundraiser

We’ll help you set up a crowdfunding campaign and spread the word about your plan to catalyze an outdoor adventure into a cause for good.

03

Promote Fundraiser

Launch time! We’ll be with you each step of the way as you start your fundraising campaign, we’ll get your story out through our growing network, and give you the tools to help you reach your fundraising goal.

04

Adventure On

When the start day finally arrives, it’s time to focus on the present and soak in every moment of your adventure! Doing good and having fun outside is an unbeatable combo, and The Cairn Project community will be cheering you on even while you’re off the grid!

Check Out Current Fundraisers

Need more information? See our Fundraiser FAQs.

Who This Supports

The proceeds of adventure fundraisers support our charitable grants program – funding to community-based groups around the country that are getting girls out biking, backpacking, rock climbing, and much more! In many cases, support from The Cairn Project provides increased scholarships for these programs.

Check out each of our stellar local partners on our Who We Support page.

Ready to get out and give back?

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