Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Ladders to the Outdoors
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Ladders to the Outdoors Mission Statement

Ladders to the Outdoors is a community outreach program funded by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation and operated in partnership with New York State Parks and the Natural Heritage Trust. The program will connect youth from the area's underserved communities to unique and historic New York State Parks in Western New York. Ladders to the Outdoors will work closely with school districts, corporate partners, and the many local youth organizations to offer outdoor programming and recreational activities to help connect kids with state parks, outdoor recreation and nature, and foster a lifelong love of the outdoors.

Learn more about programs offered through Ladders to the Outdoors in the information packet or by emailing KeJuan Harmon