The Heartbeat of Waypoint’s Mission is to Honor our Fallen by Living, and by taking back our Health and Happiness together. On each of our adventures, Veterans carry customized dog tags engraved with the names of those we’ve lost both in war and to the war within.
– Sarah Lee, Waypoint Vets Founder
Waypoint Vets is a remarkable organization dedicated to empowering and connecting veterans through thrilling outdoor adventures. With their mission to provide a supportive community and transformative experiences, they have become a beacon of hope for veterans seeking camaraderie, healing, and personal growth.
Through their diverse range of outdoor activities, Waypoint Vets not only promotes physical well-being but also fosters mental resilience and a sense of purpose among veterans.
First and foremost, Waypoint Vets understands the immense therapeutic potential of nature. Sarah Lee remembers that she found her own healing post-combat on a cross-nation bike ride.
Their expeditions offer veterans the chance to immerse themselves in the great outdoors, away from the stressors of everyday life. Whether it’s hiking through majestic mountains, kayaking along tranquil rivers, or camping under starlit skies, these adventures serve as a much-needed escape. The soothing sights, sounds, and smells of nature provide a therapeutic environment that helps veterans relax, recharge, and reconnect with themselves.
Rediscovering the Military Family
Waypoint Vets creates a platform for veterans to form lasting bonds with fellow servicemen and women. These activities foster a strong sense of camaraderie, as participants come together to conquer challenges and share memorable experiences.
By connecting veterans who may otherwise feel isolated or misunderstood, Waypoint Vets creates a supportive community that understands the unique struggles faced by those who have served. Through shared adventures, veterans find solace in knowing they are not alone in their journey towards healing and personal growth.
Honor the fallen by living.Sarah Lee, Founder Waypoint Vets
The impact of Waypoint Vets’ outdoor adventures extends beyond the immediate experiences. Engaging in challenging activities such as rock climbing, whitewater rafting, or mountain biking helps veterans push their limits and build resilience.
Overcoming obstacles in the great outdoors translates into increased confidence and self-belief, empowering veterans to tackle challenges in their daily lives. The sense of achievement gained from these adventures reinforces the notion that they are capable of overcoming any adversity, boosting their overall well-being and mental health.