Accountability is key to setting goals. Being accountable to yourself, a partner and a mentor will help your goals feel achievable. We often consider goal setting as something of an individual task—we make a personal goal, and if we don’t... READ MORE
Outdoor leadership is defined by technical skills, but it’s also so much more. Discover the skills that make up true outdoor leadership. At Outward Bound, we’re passionate about sharing the outdoors with every student, everywhere. This passion is what first... READ MORE
Discover how Outward Bound expeditions and programs are intentionally structured to nurture self-advocacy in students. Self-advocacy and self-care are vital tools for students and educators in any group or community-based environment, and especially on Outward Bound expeditions. We all know... READ MORE
Establishing a solid foundation of teamwork among students allows them to collaboratively work together and deepen their capacity to face challenge. The first few days on an expedition or in a classroom make all the difference in shaping a... READ MORE
Everyone’s motivations are unique. While one student may have a strong internal motivation to learn a foreign language based on interest or passion, the person next to them may be purely motivated by external forces, such as the desire... 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
Play to your strengths- a quick tip meant to be both encouraging and direct. A reminder to keep your head up if you’re feeling low and do what you already know how to do- the things you are naturally good... READ MORE
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