Adventure Risk Challenge (ARC) is an outdoor education nonprofit dedicated to facilitating transformational opportunities for rural, low-income and English Learner high school students. Our mission is to empower underserved youth through integrated leadership, literacy, and wilderness experiences.
Since our founding in 2004, ARC has had over 300 summer graduates and over 2,500 year-round participants. Originally a summer-only program in Truckee/Tahoe, we have grown to be a three-site, year-round organization with a multi-year progression of programs:
ARC’s goal is to close the achievement and health gap for underserved high school students. Our outcome objectives include: