If we don’t provide opportunities for children to love nature, how can we expect them to grow into adults that will conserve nature?

CURRENT GOAL: We are raising funds to buy two 15-passenger vans and a driver! To improve our program access and convenience for all families, we want to be able to do school pick-ups during after school programs, drive kids to trailheads during programs, and of course take kids to amazing places for our summer camps. Having vans will be a huge help to all families, and reduce the location challenges for many people balancing work and activities. Please consider adding to our wild van fund below:


Your Donation Will

  1. Plant seeds of hope, awareness, understanding and commitment to our wild places.
  2. Inspire a truly joyful exploration of the earth, life and learning for all children.


  • Two 15-passenger vans
  • Subsidized programs for specific underserved groups
  • Subsidized school based programs
  • Staff Training! Amazing, skillful and heartful leaders! To mentor the child nature connection, natural human development, social and emotional guidance and place based learning. Not a small feat! 
  • Program materials and supplies

Ventura Wild is a true catalyst for change in our community. Our staff are college educated, trained outdoor educators that work with multiple organizations providing mentoring to children and families.

We hope that everyone will find a way to contribute to Ventura Wild’s scholarship and staff training funds.

Since 2009 Ventura Wild has successfully provided programs to thousands of children and parents from Ojai, Ventura and neighboring communities.

  • We work under the umbrella of the Ventura Land Trust, a 501c3 non-profit organization.
  • Address:
    Ventura Land Trust
    Attn: Ventura Wild
    PO Box 1284
    Ventura, CA 93002

    Phone: 805-310-1461


For other donation options, contact Ventura Wild at 805-310-1461, or hking68@gmail.com. Thank you