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The Outdoor Adventure Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit that helps to make outdoor dreams come true for children and young adults with life-threatening illnesses as well as for combat-disabled veterans that have lost a limb or are in a wheelchair.
15 year old Kylie Peterson was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma on 3/13/19. We sent her on a guided fishing trip to Devils Lake ND and it looks like Big John put her and her dad on a ton of fish!!!
Have you ever prayed for a fish so hard coming into a fishing trip that when it happens you actually break down and tear up?
Well that is exactly what happened to me today when Berkley hammered this GIANT smallmouth!!!!
Carly is 15 years old and suffers from synovial sarcoma, an extremely rare disease. They went to Lodge Of Whispering Pines for a week and had a great family outdoor adventure with a day of guided fishing. Thank you to Brian Dockwell for sho… more
20 year old Brady Berberich from Osakis has diffuse midline glioma, which is inoperable rare cancerous tumors in the primary central nervous system of his brain. Brady is an avid hunter and this morning he bagged his bull elk and a huge bob… more
17 year old Luke Edmundson has had 4 open heart surgeries. We sent Luke on a guided deer hunt in Buffalo county, WI and unfortunately Luke didn't get his buck this year. However great memories were created and we'll be sure to get Luke anot… more
Kyle Schwendemann from DeGraff, MN is 21 and suffers from Cystic Fibrosis. Kyle and his girlfriend Kelly Huot just returned from a white tail deer hunt in Missouri. Unfortunately Kyle didn't get his deer, but they had a great time and creat… more
13 year old Brody Seter from Pelican Rapids, MN got this brute at Double XL Trophy Whitetails preserve on Friday night! Brody is battling a rare blood condition called aplastic anemia and has a port in his right shoulder to adminis… more
6 year old Haakyn Mohr from Maple Grove, MN was diagnosed with stage 3 Wilms Tumor pediatric cancer the day after Christmas last year. Haak has had surgeries to remove a tumor and one of his kidneys. We are happy to announce that Haak and h… more
19 year old Mitch Jansky from Kimball, MN just returned from his guided Canadian fly-in moose hunt. Unfortunately Mitch did not get his moose on this trip, but he still had a great adventure and even got in a little fishing. This adventure… more
The Outdoor Adventure Foundation provided A fantastic weekend pheasant hunting experience at the Baldhill Creek Adventures Preserve this past weekend! Everyone got several birds! All of our hunters on the trip are battling some form of canc… more
19 year old Rikki Jo Wold was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma in her jaw back in October 2018. 2 weeks later she had surgery replacing her jaw bone with a bone from her leg. We are happy to say that Rikki Jo and a friend just returned from an… more
Annika Seed from Maple Grove is 11 years old. She has 5 major heart defects and has had 3 open heart surgeries. We are happy to say that Annika & family just got back from a week at the beautiful & secluded Lodge of Whispering Pines… more
JD Dentinger is a 21 year old from Farmington, MN with Glioblastoma, an inoperable cancer in the brain. We sent JD on a hunt of a lifetime... a guided elk hunt in Colorado. We are happy to say that JD just shot a true trophy! Congratulation… more
12 year old David Jimenez from Jordan, MN was diagnosed with rhabdomyosanoma in March 2019. After 2 surgeries and chemo, David & family just returned from a Brainerd Lakes fishing adventure with Nate Berg. They caught a ton of fish incl… more
19 year old Khahl Embery from Minnetonka, MN suffers from a tramatic brian injury, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, and scoliosis. This prevents Khahl from being out on the water too long, but he took advantage of the time he had.Nate Berg… more
17 year old Jenika Moen is recovering from Ewings Sarcoma and just returned from a Canadian fly-in fishing trip at Hook n' Horn lodge. Jenika and her family had a great time catching a lot of fish and enjoying the beauty god's creation. Con… more
21 year old Mitch Bertram from Fridley, MN is recovering from leukemia and just got back from a great fishing trip to Rainy Lake and Voyageurs National Park. Mitch stayed at the Thunderbird Lodge and had 3 days of guided fishing with some o… more
17 year old Sam Nelson from Zumbrota, MN just got back from his houseboat trip in Voyageur’s National Park. Sam had a great time fishing with guide Butch Eggan. They even had shore lunch with their catch. A big thanks to Jim & Gretchen… more
16 year old Hunter Moen from West Concord, MN just got back from a guided fishing trip to Devils Lake, ND. Hunter and his step-father Steve caught a lot of walleyes with guide Big John Adams. Hunter had his leg amputated above the knee due… more
The Outdoor Adventure Foundation just held its annual Lake of the Woods group fishing trip this past weekend at Cyrus Resort. These are all kids and young adults with a life-threatening illness or injury. It's a great way to heal, bond, and… moreJack Randolph and his sister Sanibel just got back from an all-inclusive trip to New Evart's Resort on Lake Oahe. They had guided fishing and even went to the Rodeo on the 4th of July. Congrats Jack and Sani!!
Jack Randolph and his sister Sanibel just got back from an all-inclusive trip to New Evart's Resort on Lake Oahe. They had guided fishing and even went to the Rodeo on the 4th of July. Congrats Jack and Sani!!
Reed Oleksiw of Maple Grove just got back from a fishing trip to beautiful Lake Vermilion. Reed is battling cancer for the 2nd time and had 3 days of guided fishing and stayed at the Fortune Bay Casino Hotel & Resort. Congratulations Re… more
Lake Minnetonka with kids from the Ronald McDonald House
While serving his country in Iraq, Joel Peterson was severely wounded when shot several times in the leg. The injury required 7-8 surgeries and Joel had an open hole in his leg for months. Joel was awarded a purple heart and bronze star. We… more
Alex Schlink from Prior Lake is on his all-inclusive guided red stag hunt in New Zealand. We're happy to report that it was a successful hunt. On his first day Alex bagged this awesome red stag. We can’t wait to see the mount. Congrats Alex… more© 2020 Outdoor Adventure Foundation