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
Increasing worldwide temperatures, longer droughts, more intense storms, rising sea levels, heightened wildfires—as the environmental impacts of climate change continue to display themselves in our world, the pressure to act is imminent. Our planet is taking a direct hit... 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
Service is a manifestation of compassion in action. Not only that, but service is a foundational tool to be a compassionate leader. We strive to cultivate compassionate leaders by incorporating elements of service on our courses. Whether it’s picking up... READ MORE
Outward Bound basecamps make every expedition possible. It’s the place where we organize expedition gear and food, select maps for routes, and it’s where we open and close most courses together. Throughout the summer, these basecamps around the country are... READ MORE
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