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Learn About Outward Bound's Semester & Gap Year Expeditions

Outward Bound Alternative semester and gap year courses

An Outward Bound Semester expedition is the ideal alternative semester or gap year experience. Our 30-day to 85-day courses are unique opportunities to gain real wilderness skills and develop life skills in decision-making, problem solving, leadership and teamwork. Many courses take students to more than one location, including the Colorado Rockies, Utah Canyonlands, California Sierras, Minnesota Boundary Waters, Maine Coast, North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains, Florida Keys, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Patagonia.

View Upcoming Expeditions

Below find a list of upcoming Gap Year & Semester expeditions with Outward Bound. Use the Course Finder to the right to modify selections for specific programs, ages and more.

Dates Days Age Cost Course # Actions
4/3/15 - 5/2/15 30 18 - 30 $6295 CEP6-561
11/21/15 - 12/20/15 30 18 - 30 $6295 CEP6-562
4/1/16 - 4/30/16 30 18 - 30 $6295 CEP6-661
Dates Days Age Cost Course # Actions
6/8/15 - 7/6/15 30 18 - 30 $6095 CUPO-563
10/1/15 - 10/30/15 30 18 - 30 $6095 CUPO-562
3/8/16 - 4/6/16 30 18+ $6095 CUPO-661
Dates Days Age Cost Course # Actions
6/15/15 - 7/14/15 30 18 - 24 $5595 VMGF-561
6/15/15 - 7/14/15 30 16 - 18 $5595 VMTF-561
7/13/15 - 8/11/15 30 18 - 24 $5595 VMGF-562
Dates Days Age Cost Course # Actions
6/22/15 - 8/10/15 50 16+ $7695 CUGL-572
9/12/15 - 10/31/15 50 18+ $7695 CUGL-573
3/4/16 - 4/22/16 50 16+ $7695 CUGL-671
Dates Days Age Cost Course # Actions
6/26/15 - 8/14/15 50 18+ $6795 WWQL-571
9/2/15 - 10/21/15 50 18+ $6795 WWQL-572