Waypoint Vets

Waypoint Vets is a veteran-run 501(c)(3) charity with the mission of Uniting and Empowering Veterans through Camaraderie and Adventure.

Waypoint Vets is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit with the mission of Uniting and Empowering Veterans through Camaraderie and Adventure. Our therapeutic adventures and retreats combine mental and physical intensity with the stillness and beauty of nature to deliver unique clarity and lasting healing to military veterans. We are actively combating post traumatic stress, military sexual trauma, and suicidal ideation on a national scale.

All Waypoint Vets experiences include the leadership of mental health coaches, experienced guides, and licensed professionals. We provide top of the line gear, lodging, transport, delicious meals prepared to accommodate all dietary restrictions, and dynamic itineraries catered to a vast variety of ability levels.

The heartbeat of our mission and message is to Honor the Fallen by Living, and by taking back our health and happiness together. Thank you from the heart! ~Founder SGT Sarah Lee, Army OIF Combat Veteran

The entirety of your donation goes directly toward our therapeutic Adventures and Alumni Aftercare Program. Our team is composed of Veteran Volunteers - no salaries are taken. Waypoint Vets is an organization of humble beginnings and clear intent. We are fully insured, thoroughly vetted, and current on all filings. Transparency, sincerity, and character are our cornerstones.
In three short years, we have deeply impacted over 250 veterans in 40 states through 23 National Adventures. We have 8 epic experiences planned for 2024, along with the development of our Leadership Program, turning our Alumni into local community guides!
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The Waypoint Vets experience is open to any honorably discharged Military Veteran, to include National Guard and Reservists. We serve all branches, eras, creeds, nationalities, and walks of life. There are no disability or combat requirements in order to sign up. Our focus is reinforcing the foundation we share as veterans and to tap back into that unmatched camaraderie we crave.
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Zion Wilderness Adventures

Veteran participants will relax and rejuvenate at beautiful Zion Red Rock Resort in Rockville Utah. There will be an epic variety of professionally led adventures with peace and reflection between, delivering camaraderie and empowerment. We have options such as hiking the Narrows in the beautiful Virgin River, visiting breathtaking overviews and waterfalls, rappelling through intimate canyons outside of Zion National Park, and a day trip to Bryce Canyon.

Women Veteran Retreats

Women veterans will unite from across America to enjoy fitness / relaxation retreats led by professional staff to empower their bodies and minds. The experience includes scenic hikes, yoga, guided meditation, and mental wellness discussion circles. This is typically an emotional and transformative experience for our women veterans, as their hardships are unique and deeply relatable amongst each other.

East TN Expeditions

The programming for this adventure includes White Water Rafting on the Ocoee River, professionally guided Horseback Riding through the foothills of the Appalachians, the potential for rock climbing, and a 3-mile scenic group hike to Benton Falls, and enjoying deep bonding and camaraderie around nightly campfires and family style meals at the cabins.

Mount Rainier Climb

Introducing our most intense offering: An incredibly challenging and rewarding hike up Mount Rainier in Washington State! This is a 6 day adventure; 3 Days on the Mountain, 2 Days Travel, with a pre-climb day hike to breathtaking options for a view of Rainier from afar, such as High Rock Overlook.

Volunteering + Events

4th Charity Ride & Veteran Benefit

𝐒𝐀𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐃𝐀𝐘, 𝐌𝐀𝐘 4, 𝟐𝟎𝟐4: Please join us for our 4th Annual Waypoint Vets Charity Ride and Veteran Benefit in support of our 2024 Adventures and Retreats! There will be amazing Live Music, Food, Alumni testimonials, and most importantly, we will be Honoring the Fallen and Uniting our Community.

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Alumni Aftercare Program

Waypoint Vets has developed an Alumni Aftercare Program, enabling our growing family to stay close-knit; giving them access to mental health seminars, fitness classes, nationally accredited VSO services, Alumni from other trips, as well as our Team. After the adventure ends, the bond carries on!

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