Parents and children alike seek Outward Bound for a variety of reasons. Some parents want to provide challenge and adventure for their child. Perhaps their child is struggling to succeed academically. Outward Bound might kickstart their stick-to-it-tiveness for the next... READ MORE
Henry McHenry currently serves on the Board of North Carolina Outward Bound School (NCOBS). He began his Outward Bound career with a course in Minnesota in 1968, then started as a Sherpa at NCOBS in 1970 and worked as an Assistant... READ MORE
For families with struggling teens demonstrating self-destructive behaviors, the Outward Bound Intercept program has been the answer to get help and seek change in a positive way. These courses are designed to develop positive decision-making skills, strengthen interpersonal relationships and cultivate a positive self-image. They... READ MORE
This post was originally featured on the Voyageur Outward Bound School blog. Yoshie Kateada is a native of Madison, Wisconsin. She was first introduced to Outward Bound through her parents, who met on course as students in Washington. Yoshie’s parents continued... READ MORE
Have you ever heard of “Take Your Kid to Work Day?” What about “Take Your Parent to Work Day?” For outdoor education, that seems like a pretty big request. However, after I’d worked at Outward Bound for two seasons, my mom... READ MORE
The 65-day Yosemite, Joshua Tree & San Francisco Instructor Development course is perfect for students looking to experience backcountry living, improve their technical skills, earn certifications and skills needed to work in outdoor education, and so much more. We asked a... READ MORE
Read a firsthand account of the Outward Bound Intercept program from a recent graduate of the 50-day Intercept Boundary Waters Semester expedition. Zak takes us through his experience, highlights what he learned and what he will take away moving forward. This is... READ MORE
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