What is GOAT?

GOAT is a non-profit ministry in Greenville, SC. We take under-resourced and at-risk kids on awesome outdoor trips and helps them understand who Jesus created them to be. GOAT stands for Great Outdoor Adventure Trips. Clever, right?

So far this year




Kids have been on an adventure with GOAT

(1,215 in 2014 calendar year)

And 85% of them can't pay

We have an incredible network of donors who keep our adventures, training and mentoring free for kids all over Greenville and the state.

We have never turned a student away for any financial reason. We literally couldn't do it without you

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  • We're hiring summer interns. Do you want to spend your summer working with some incredible kids and teaching them the Bible? Find out more here.

The Mountain Goat

We also have our own indoor rock climbing gym in Greenville, SC called The Mountain Goat. The gym is primarily used during the days to serve our kids, but at night and on weekends, it's open to the public and generates revenue to cover a portion of our overhead costs.

The Tribe

The Tribe is you. The only way we’re able to do what we do at GOAT is because of a “Tribe” of people who believe in our mission and give generously to help us carry it out. Monthly giving allows us to plan and allocate scholarships much more accurately and efficiently. Find out how you can be a part of our Tribe.

Online Store

Wanna support GOAT, and look really cool at the same time? Of course you do. Check out our ever-evolving line of apparel and other items that are not only awesome, but provide free outdoor trips and mentoring for kids!

Our Partner Agencies

One of the most common questions we receive is where our kids come from. There are an incredible number of organizations on the ground in Greenville, and all over the state working hard to make the kids lives better. We’re honored to be able to partner with so many of them and serve their leaders and kids.

Fine Print

  • Copyright 2009-our work is done
  • GOAT is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 organization
  • Hosted by 1Cor Network for ministries

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