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
Deciding what type of expedition is right for your teen can feel overwhelming—we’re here to help. This post was originally published on August 9, 2018, and updated on April 6, 2021. The list of things teens learn on Outward... READ MORE
Establishing expectations are important for creating a safe, collaborative and unified environment among teens. Whether it’s at school or home, expectations are the glue that can keep a family or a classroom of students together. They hold us accountable for... READ MORE
What even is school right now? With students and teachers, school faculty and staff forging a path through overgrown, nearly-impossible-to-navigate, terrain—I can only imagine how challenging it must be emotionally for our young people. New, unprecedented circumstances bring about... READ MORE
2020 was one big ball of stress, and just because the year came to an end doesn’t mean that stress dissipates. Of course, we all want to press the reset button, but more so, we want to make amends... READ MORE
Summer can present both opportunities and challenges to families and teenagers as they navigate the potential loss of routines and social time provided by school schedules. With extra time on their hands, and during this summer of a pandemic, there... READ MORE
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