Outdoor leadership is defined by technical skills, but it’s also so much more. Discover the skills that make up true outdoor leadership. At Outward Bound, we’re passionate about sharing the outdoors with every student, everywhere. This passion is what first... READ MORE
Everyone’s motivations are unique. While one student may have a strong internal motivation to learn a foreign language based on interest or passion, the person next to them may be purely motivated by external forces, such as the desire... READ MORE
Discover how leadership skills learned through an Outward Bound gap year program transition into lives of leadership in students back home. You just finished up a gap year program with Outward Bound. You’re ready to take a normal shower, eat... READ MORE
As with any career, it takes time spent in the outdoors-leading trips, hiking trails and canoeing rivers-to feel comfortable about the terrain. As an Outward Bound Instructor, I studied youth development, knots, maps, read books on hiking, learned about gear... READ MORE
Core, quadriceps, glutes, calves and hamstrings—these muscle groups all play a vital role in outdoor performance. Target them with these four exercises. Are you ready to dive into backcountry travel this year? From long-distance backpacking to mountaineering, from dog sledding... READ MORE
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