As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, nature enthusiasts are hitting the trails in the 58 different national parks located in the United States. While many travelers opt for the popular sights of the Grand Canyon... READ MORE
Summer plans have been made, the dates have been booked, and you are counting down the days until your expedition with Outward Bound begins. While some of the greatest moments on an Outward Bound expedition are often unexpected, there are a few things... READ MORE
Expeditions with Outward Bound often remain significant life events for those who have experienced them. Speak with someone who was a pioneer with the program in the sixties, and they’ll be able to recall the once-mundane details of their day-to-day lives... READ MORE
It was a life-changing experience that gave me time to really come to realize what things are important to me and what I want my priorities to be. Stewart Sarris, Southwest Semester alum. The 50-day Southwest Leadership Semester journeys through mountains,... READ MORE
With spring just around the corner, the inevitable question is beginning to arise: what are you going to do for Spring Break? While you could go the generic route and spend the week getting sunburned on the beach, why not do something off the... READ MORE
Outward Bound Instructor Lauren ‘Ren’ Ledford of the Colorado Outward Bound School (COBS), is not eager to broadcast her list of accomplishments, though it is lengthy and impressive. She also doesn’t brag about her qualifications, another long, hard-earned list. She... READ MORE
For westward travelers and desert newcomers alike, arriving at Joshua Tree National Park can feel like landing on a different planet. After an easy flight and short drive from the Palm Springs airport, students often feel that they’ve stepped... READ MORE
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