Outward Bound Adult Expeditions: Personal Stories

“Lose yourself in nature and find peace.” Ralph Waldo Emerson There is a common misconception that Outward Bound courses are only for teens and young adults. Even upon hearing that Outward Bound has courses for adults, many adults wonder if - Read On

Outward Bound Gap Year Programs Earn American Gap Association Seal

Outward Bound is proud to announce its accreditation with the American Gap Association. Outward Bound joins an elite group of organizations dedicated to providing safe, meaningful and high-caliber educational experiences to the public. “AGA is incredibly proud to welcome Outward Bound into our - Read On

10 Reasons Why You Should Attend the WRMC

“The WRMC is the premier event for outdoor professionals to share preferred practices, successes, and challenges. As an industry leader with a 50-year history of delivering high quality outdoor programs in the United States, Outward Bound is very pleased to - Read On

Fostering a Spirit of Service, Improving Lives and Developing Leaders

Each year, 40,000 students enter the Outward Bound field. Led by the industry’s best outdoor professionals, Outward Bound students live and travel in the wilderness, conduct service projects, and learn to work closely with a group of individuals – all - Read On

Student Profile: Northwest Instructor Development

From Corporate Buyer to Outward Bound Instructor A Wisconsin native, Maddie Rock had never been to the West Coast. So when, two years out of college, she quit her job as a New York City based corporate buyer to attend - Read On

Northwest Instructor Development: Not Your Average Gap Year

Empirical and anecdotal data confirm* what Outward Bound suspected all along: the gap year experience is a powerful thing. Situated in that crucial period between high school and the freshman year of college, or between undergraduate and graduate degrees, Gap Year - Read On

Outward Bound Summer Reading List 2015

Continuing in it’s tradition, Outward Bound Staff Members, Instructors and Directors from across the U.S. have put together a summer reading list for outdoor enthusiasts, adventure seekers and courageous spirits. The list contains everything from popular new favorites such as Wild to - Read On

How to Pay For Your Gap Year Program

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your - Read On

81-Day Rockies to Ecuador Leadership Semester – An Expedition Snapshot

A few days ago, we featured Outward Bound alum Ben Gager, who had just completed an 81-day Outward Bound semester course that took him from the Colorado Rockies, through the canyons of Utah, through the deserts of California, all the - Read On

In Pursuit of Excellence – Rockies to Ecuador Leadership Semester

Ben Gager was a highly active, outdoor-loving college freshmen with an interest in sociology when he started to have doubts about where his school work was taking him. Rather than waste time and money on a degree he wasn’t certain - Read On
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