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Providing Transformative Experiences Through Nature for More Than 30 Years

Every contribution helps BCM break down barriers to outdoor access for students from disinvested communities.

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Amal, 17

“I realized just how much I liked nature. I never knew how much before, but being out there and seeing the stars in the night sky - I really liked it!”

Amal, age 17, had the opportunity to explore, learn, and grow in the Boundary Waters with BCM. Along with 4 of her peers from the Sisterhood Boutique – an entrepreneurial organization started by a group of East African high school […]

Teddy, Age 16

“I've never felt so appreciated in my life.”

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Luz, Age 20

“She thought to herself 'this is great, this is so awesome!' as she faced a challenge and conquered it by her own strength.”

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Madison, Age 18

“Hopefully when I’m older I can help provide these opportunities for kids too.”

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Your donation to BCM supports our mission of providing transformative experiences through nature to hundreds of youth each year.

BCM has been a certified 1% for the Planet environmental partner since 2017.  1% for the Planet connects businesses with high-impact environmental partners that align with their values. Over $350M has been certified to support approved environmental partners.

Candid/GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofits, has awarded BCM the gold seal of transparency in recognition of fiscal transparency and strong financial stewardship. Fewer than 0.5% of nonprofits earn this recognition.

BCM is recognized by MENTOR, the National Mentoring Partnership, for its effective and high–quality programs.

Charity Navigator is America’s premier independent charity evaluator. BCM has earned the highest rating – four out of four stars – indicating that we adhere to best practices and consistently execute our mission in a fiscally responsible way.

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