Meet Scott Amick

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Scott Amick is a meteor of a person! His energy, enthusiasm, and high impact style of speaking, facilitation, and motivation are sure to make a change for any and all who listen. Creativity, authenticity, and vulnerability are Scott’s foundation for crafting a connection with the group he is working with. Facilitating and speaking about a wide range of topics, Scott works with his clients to ensure that the message comes across in a digestible manner that is sure to raise introspective thoughts and emotions that ultimately make change within the individual and the organization. From students to faculty, new hires to seasoned veterans, and the uninspired to the go-getters, Scott knows what to say and how to say it so that participants grow from the experience while becoming better versions of themselves.

Scott joined the Odyssey Team in 2009 as a ropes course facilitator and soon found that he had a knack for engaging audiences. Combining his life experience, quick wit, and business experience, Scott has crafted a message capable of stirring even the most stoic soul to action. Focusing on educating and inspiring youth, Scott continues to learn and grow under the inspirational tutelage of his mentors Lain Hensley, Todd Demorest, Jeremy Bates, and Bill John. Scott enjoys playing and building guitars, raising his daughter, exercising, and enjoying nature with his wife, Jenna, when he is not changing the world.


Watch Scott in Action

Scott Amick and Ross Field spoke with the Durham High Students about Digital Citizenship, Legacy, and how to empower each other to make a positive difference in The Farm community.

Youth Programs Director Scott Amick leads a Helping Hands program at Olive View Elementary School. STEM programs are one of Scott’s favorite to facilitate!

Where are you aiming your Inner Light? Scott Amick discusses the choices we face during dark times and the way to overcome the darkness with inner light, intention.

Scott Amick seeks to inspire caring and friendship in this speech to the Helen Wilcox Elementary students.

Emotions are the key to ensuring people remember my messages. I allow my audience a chance to engage through empathy while ensuring that a few laughs are had along the way. - Scott Amick

Scott Amick speaks to the Health Insurance Underwritters Symposium about the generational gap in insurance perception.

Odyssey for Youth takes the Ca. National Guard's Child and Youth Program on a Ropes Course adventure in Paradise, Ca., July 10th.

Scott Facilitates a Team Mosaic build with the Notre Dame 7th graders. Community and collaboration are themes these students won’t soon forget!

1200 students build 150 Give Back Boxes for fire victims in Paradise and Magalia. This custom program was designed by Scott Amick, the Odyssey for Youth Program Director, who also lost his home in the Camp Fire.

Scott facilitates a full day program with the Annunciation School in Stockton, Ca. Wow! What a FUN filled day full of team-building exercises and prosthetic hand orchestrating with some of the coolest cats around.

Scott Amick facilitates the Path to Success with the promoted faculty at CSU Chico.

Youth Programs Director Scott Amick leads a team building retreat for Butte County Youth and Family Programs. What a fun day of working together!

Our Youth Director, Scott Amick, was invited to kick off Kindness Week at Hamilton Highschool by sharing a message with the students.

Topics Scott Speaks About

  • Community Building

  • Networking Knowhow

  • Outdoor Education

  • Music Appreciation

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

  • Screen Time Awareness

  • Decision Making

  • Resilience

  • Self Care

  • Anti- Bullying

  • Digital Citizenship

  • Teamwork

  • Mental Health Awareness

  • Entrepeneurial Endeavors

  • Leadership Development