GOAT Programs

We provide a variety of custom designed programs to serve at-risk youth from any background imaginable. Our participants come from organizations like Boys & Girls Clubs, group homes, or even drug or psychiatric rehab programs

Our Programs

We use outdoor adventures to develop and disciple them as leaders in their families, schools and communities. We do this through a three part-model

Providing outdoor adventures

Our summer adventure program provides outdoor adventures for over 1,200 at-risk kids in Greenville and all over South Carolina from over 30 partner organizations at no cost to the kids.

Summer Adventure
Developing them as leaders

The Adventure Team is an intensive mentoring and discipleship program for students 8th grade and up. They work towards individualized goals to earn real, paying jobs at GOAT.

Adventure Team
Hiring them to lead their peers

As students progress through our programs we are able to provide real responsibility and leadership development through jobs at GOAT and through our partners.

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Stories and smiles

You can stay up to date on our programs and kids on our blog. Some recent posts are below, or you can follow along here


Not even halfway through our planning session for our 2015 fall break trip – our Adventure Team had an epiphany. They realized that we were going on a serious rock climbing trip and that meant t…
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Meet the 2015 Interns

Christmas comes twice a year at GOAT. You know that feeling of Christmas eve as a kid – nervous anticipation of what might be┬áthe best day of the year. We still get that feeling around Christma…
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Always looking for a challenge

Our Adventure Team is always looking for a challenge. This day it was a particularly tricky downed tree in DuPont State Forest, North Carolina. Check out an outtake from Max’s attempts on our in…
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From Participant to Employee

Three years ago we started a group mentoring program called an “Adventure Team” as a way to develop middle and high school boys as leaders among their peers and to give them a way to earn …
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