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Support Our Work

Your generosity supports our work to empower girls with confidence, courage, and compassion throughout outdoor adventures. Join us in giving girls the opportunity to say, "yes" to try, challenge themselves, and connect with nature, self, and one other. 

Lilia Johns, 2022 Trails to Sea Participant, age 11

“I'd never backpacked before, and I was scared and nervous. But I did it. The instructors were so helpful. I learned about my body. I learned how to pack, cook food with a small amount of materials, how to use things in nature around me, and how to set up a tent. All of that was great but the best part was spending time with new people and being at the beach."
Trails to Sea Pilot Program, August 2022

Casey Jones, Trails to Sea Parent, 2022

It was amazing to hear my daughter describe her experience. She was so proud of everything she accomplished for herself, and she had so much fun playing games, telling jokes, and creating skits.  After the trip, she had so much information to share about how she felt growing up and understanding others' experiences."

Be the Change

  • A $3000 donation could provide two full scholarships for a 6-day camping/backpacking trip for 6th-8th grade students, equipping middle school girls with leadership experience, technical skills, and the power of self-reflection. 

  • A $2400 donation could cover two full scholarships for a 5-day camping/backpacking trip for 4th-6th grade girls, including community building, positive body image, and time at the beach.

  • A $1320 donation could provide four people (two mother-daughter pairs) with full scholarships for a 3-day camping weekend in the redwoods, featuring games, hiking, and kayaking!

  •  A $950 donation could cover the cost of a passenger van to transport six girls into the wilderness.

  • A $420 donation could cover the cost of kayaking at Heart's Desire Beach for three mother-daughter pairs.

  • A $100 donation could add a packable down jacket to our gear supply to loan to a participant. 

  • A $50 donation could cover the cost of s'mores supplies for 25 girls. 

Ways to Give

You may also mail a donation:

Chrysalis Girls Adventures

2210 Lisa Lane

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523


Contribute your time, skills, or resources to Chrysalis Girls Adventures and change the world, one girl at a time! From admin and logistics support to volunteering at Course Start and Graduation, your participation will make us stronger and better. Contact us about current volunteer opportunities!


Have high-quality outdoor gear you'd like to donate? We are building our gear supply! Contact us if you'd like to make an in-kind donation.


We are also grateful to partner with the Bay Area Wilderness Training (BAWT) to provide free loaner gear to our participants.

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