Packing for outdoor trips can easily turn into a difficult game of weight—what items you should keep and leave. These five items are the splurge items we think you should consider packing. Have you ever headed into the backcountry, whether... READ MORE
Every student comes face-to-face with their growth zone on an outdoor expedition. This is the story of one student’s growth zone and how it taught her compassion. Part Three of a Three-Part Series on Outdoor Education within the Growth Zone.... READ MORE
Outward Bound Instructors create space for students to experience growth beyond their personal comfort zones through physical challenge and backcountry lessons. Part Two of a Three-Part Series on Outdoor Education within the Growth Zone. If you’re unfamiliar with the Growth... READ MORE
As a leader in outdoor education, Outward Bound utilizes the growth zone model to increase students’ confidence as individuals and leaders. Part One of a Three-Part Series on Outdoor Education within the Growth Zone. Whether you’re interested in Outward Bound... READ MORE
Five practical stretches that can be done first thing in the morning before your cup of coffee and while you’re still waking up. You pandiculated this morning. Yes, you did. Don’t deny it. Pandiculation is the act of yawning and stretching simultaneously... READ MORE
So you’re signed up for an Intercept expedition. Now what? Discover how going on an Intercept course can be a lot like participating in a real life video game. You set out into the unknown, exploring your new world. You... READ MORE
Originally published May 18, 2015 and updated on December 15, 2021. “The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.” -Isak Dinesen The benefits of the wilderness – and its positive effects on youth in particular – have... READ MORE
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