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ALWAYS OUTWARD BOUND

Whether you’ve taken a course, worked as an Outward Bound Instructor, or just love Outward Bound and our programs...
 
You are ALWAYS Outward Bound and are a valuable part of the Outward Bound community. Now it’s easier than ever to stay connected.
 
Share your voice and get involved in your alumni community! By updating your information and opting into emails with the alumni registry, you’ll be guaranteed to receive updates on local events, news about alumni courses, opportunities for service projects, discounts to Outward Bound gear on our store, access to alumni-only offers, and so much more.
 
Help us grow! Help others enjoy the benefits of being part of our nationwide crew and encourage them to sign up to be part of the Alumni Community, today.

Looking for other ways to get involved: join us on our Alumni Community Facebook group or LinkedIn Alumni Group to connect with other alums or sign up for one of our virtual alumni gatherings listed below.

Access your Outward Bound community.

 

Not a day will go by that I don’t bring this course into my life and strive to reach the potential that I found deep inside myself on this trip.

-Drew, Alum

STAY CONNECTED


EVENTS

Decade Crew Reunion Trivia Nights

July 14 and 16 and August 11, 13, and 25

Test your general trivia knowledge and Outward Bound know-how at a virtual Decade Crew Reunion Trivia Nights this summer. Staff and student alums are both invited to the upcoming Trivia Nights in July and August (see Decade Crew schedule below). These are free virtual events and there will be prizes! Sign up for the decade you took a course, instructed, or worked as staff. SO YES! – if you have been on multiple course - you can be on multiple decade trivia nights! 

Grab A Free Ticket 

Trivia Night Schedule
2010-2020 Crew
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST
2000-2009 Crew
Thursday, July 16, 2020 | 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST
1990-1999 Crew
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST
1980-1989 Crew
Thursday, August 13, 2020 | 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST
1962-1979 Crew
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 | 8:30pm EST/5:30pm PST

Register For Trivia Nights

 

Alumni Spotlights on IG Live

Instagram: @outwardboundusa

 

July 28 | 7:30pm ET

Expedition of Medical School Part 1 

Join Sotonye Douglas (IG: @simply_soso), 2011 alumna of the NYC Outward Bound Schools’ Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School and second year medical student at Quinnipiac College. Sotonye will discuss her Outward Bound journey and the challenges medical school during a pandemic. She will also be giving targeted advice for the medical school application process and prepping for the MCATs.

 

August 4 | 7:30pm ET

Expedition of Medical School Part 2

Join the second interview in our Alumni Spotlight series with Sotonye Douglas (NYC Outward Bound Schools ’11). Sotonye (IG: @simply_soso) will discuss her Outward Bound journey, share the challenges of medical school during quarantine and give recent graduates advice on interviewing, professionalism, and the power of mentors.

 

Aug 25  | 7:30pm ET

Expedition of the Creative Arts

Join Ken Potts (IG: @mazepotts), a 2000 graduate of a 24-day course the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School and owner of Ink and Sand Creative Services as he shares how his Outward Bound experiences continue to shape his work as a filmmaker and answer question about exploring creative arts careers.

 

Virtual Watch Party | DC Area Alumni

Fall 2020/TBD

Gather with other alums from the Baltimore and Washington, DC area for a virtual watch part and discussion hosted by Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School and Outward Bound USA.

SHARE YOUR STORY


As an Outward Bound alumni, you are part of a powerful community. Outward Bound alumni share a common bond in their stories of challenge, discovery, and life-changing experiences. By sharing your story with us you are helping create a place where you and other alumni can go for reminders of the lessons you learned along the way. Your story is an important part of the Outward Bound experience and history; the laughter and tears, struggles and triumph, crumpled maps, meals under the stars, rugged mountains, tranquil waters, resilience, compassion, and unprecedented sense of accomplishment. Your story will also serve as an inspiration to others who might be looking to change their life through Outward Bound. Whether it was just a moment of the course or all 7, 22, 48+ days, take a moment to share your Outward Bound story.

Share Your Outward Bound Story

 

 

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