The first letter of the GOAT alphabet is the letter G, and being first, it sets the tone for every thing we do as an organization. Great, isn’t just a adjective of the outdoors that follows, but a way of work we strive for as an organization. Being Great, or achieving greatness, is not something […]
What is #summerforever? If you’ve been paying attention this year, it’s been everywhere. Facebook, instagram, twitter – all over everything. It’s the sentiment that the summer is (clearly) the most fun time of the year. School is out, swimming, traveling and fun are in. And it’s true, summer is king – especially around GOAT. Summer […]
If you don’t know, CITGO has a national outreach campaign called Fueling Good. All CITGO stations are locally owned and operated, and CITGO sends these two (very loveable) goofballs around the country to find people or organizations that are doing good things and have some connection to their local CITGO, and they give them some […]
Last week marked the end of our fifth full summer here at GOAT. Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing a lot of really fun and exciting stories from our summer program. It’s constantly humbling to all of us at GOAT each time we pause and look around at how many of you support […]
Last week we got the cutest package ever in the mail. Our friends Ashton & Ava decided to sell some lemonade in their neighborhood to raise some money for GOAT. The letter reads Dear GOAT We had a lemonade stand to raise money for you. We hope it will help lots of kids go on […]
Almost everyday at GOAT there is an indoor climbing trip. We have tons of kids of all ages (seriously, like age 5-17) come through our doors all summer long to climb. While these groups are with us, we do team-building activities, we boulder, and we top rope climb. But there is one thing that isn’t […]
Check out our good friend, Meghan, enjoying the water in Charleston in her brand new American Flag tank. If you’re feeling jealous, you can grab one for yourself at our online store.
A few weeks ago, we took some of the advanced boys from our Adventure Team on a mountain biking trip in DuPont State Forest, North Carolina. We spent a lot of time throughout the year working on mountain biking skills at a local park in Greenville, so the opportunity to travel to DuPont is something […]
Our good friend Matthew is currently meandering through the wild of Montana while taking some beautiful pictures along the way. He’s giving the photos to GOAT to use, but also making them free to the public. We think it’s a cool idea, and even cooler because he’s sending all of the profits our way. He […]
Meet the Interns. A little peak at the crew who makes GOAT happen during the summer. Learn why they chose GOAT, some of their goals for the summer, their favorite Top 40 songs, and some other important things.