Anyone who has been on an expedition knows there’s something special about it. We often struggle to describe it, ending up sounding starry-eyed or silly. Spending long periods of time in a small group out in the wild can lead... READ MORE
Skills from your Outward Bound course have a way of popping up in unexpected places in your life after an expedition. Since the beginning of the pandemic this year, many of our lives changed dramatically. In some ways, they’ve... READ MORE
While Outward Bound is well-known for its youth expeditionary programs, some can be surprised to learn that we also offer courses for adults. These courses range in length, with options for those over 55, specifically for women, veterans, young... READ MORE
Conflict can be the result of bringing different people together in a stressful situation, or from a situation where the best path forward is unclear. Conflict is no stranger on Outward Bound courses, and our students learn conflict shouldn’t be... READ MORE
Of the many things we’ve lost since March, a regular routine is at the top of the list for many of us. As we say in my household, “Pandemic is the mother of invention,” meaning creativity and solution-finding are... READ MORE
Imagine that you’ve been traveling with the same small group of people for three weeks. You go to sleep and eat mostly at the same time and travel at the same pace. The success of the group has been more... READ MORE
Cooking in the backcountry has many rewards. Below are six easy tips to up your cooking game for your next backcountry adventure. 1. Create a food spoilage timeline and meal plan around that. Depending on the season and location where... READ MORE
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