This post was originally published on July 11, 2017, and updated on June 14, 2021. Unplug. Recalibrate. Make learning real (fun) again. Gain perspective. Do hard stuff. Learn to say yes. Live your values. Increase people skills. Discover your strength.... READ MORE
Take a look at the intentional structure of an Outward Bound LGBTQ+ expedition that creates space for connection and community-building among peers. Ideally, an Outward Bound course is an experience of building the world we want to live in.... READ MORE
Feeling welcome in the outdoors depends on many factors, including our relationship to place, people and experiences. Explore three ways to make your next campsite a welcoming place for all. Setting out on an outdoor adventure, a crew leaves the... READ MORE
Dear 2021 Graduates, I just returned from a five-day backpacking trip in the Los Padres National Forest with a group of high school students from the Midland School. While not instructing Outward Bound courses, I’m the Dean of Experiential Learning... READ MORE
Rock climbing offers you a unique perspective, leaving you with lessons and applications that will impact your life. My journey with rock climbing has been an imitation of life in so many ways. There are moments of flow in which... READ MORE
What began as a goal to beat a standing record, turned into a six-month journey of challenge and perseverance for Outward Bound Instructor Rachel Veale. It’s 9 PM on a Saturday evening and I’m lying in bed. I pick up... READ MORE
How to understand different learning styles and why it’s important in empowering students to succeed. It took me a while to learn how to tie knots. It’s an essential outdoor technical skill that I lacked before becoming an Outward Bound... READ MORE
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