Skeleton Crew Adventures is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that offers Adventure Therapy to America's warriors. Their mission is to provide relief and opportunity to veterans, military service members, and their families through sail training, coastal cruising excursions, and offshore sailing expeditions.
Adventure therapy (AT) is a powerful tool for mental health professionals to use in natural settings. It kinesthetically engages clients on cognitive, affective, and behavioral levels, providing a unique and effective way to help those suffering from mental health issues.
One organization that is utilizing adventure therapy in a unique way is Skeleton Crew Adventures. They specialize in providing veterans and first responders living with Post-Traumatic Stress the opportunity to heal at sea using research-based methods of learning to live with trauma through adventure therapy.
We recently had the opportunity to join Skeleton Crew Adventures on a sailing excursion in Galveston Bay and document their mission. Our short documentary, sponsored by SIG Sauer USA, is now live on our YouTube channel. In it, we learn more about what Skeleton Crew Adventures does and how sailing is an effective form of veteran adventure therapy.
The experience on the water was truly incredible, and we feel honored to work with organizations like Skeleton Crew Adventures. Remember that every purchase made through our website, a portion goes to Skeleton Crew to help support their mission, now through the end of March.
Please enjoy our documentary and learn more about the incredible work that Skeleton Crew Adventures is doing for our veterans and first responders. Their mission is truly inspiring and we hope you will support them in any way you can.
This year I am partnering with Legacies Alive, an organization focused on supporting our Nation’s Gold Star Families, by undertaking the 2023 Legacies Alive Challenge. On September 24, 2023, the 12th anniversary of Tyler’s death, I will begin a 425-mile, four week hike from Tyler’s hometown of Dana Point, CA and finish in Ricardo’s hometown of Salinas, CA. My mission is to honor, celebrate, and pay tribute to not just Tyler and Ricardo, but to all who have died in service to the United States of America. The money raised will go towards building permanent memorials, for both Tyler and Ricardo, in each of their hometowns respectively.
An Army Ranger who was wounded in the line of duty, David Reid recalls the mission that cost him his left leg—and nearly his life. This is David, in his own words, on what the experience taught him about his own strength—and that of the human spirit.
Welcome to 'Stories of Honor', a collection of stories that seeks to explore the depths of human experience through the lives of those who have served our country in the US military, our communities as first responders, or abroad in federal agencies. We’re dedicated to sharing their challenges. We'll be delving into the trials and triumphs of these men and women, who have devoted their lives to serving and protecting our country and communities.
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