Outward Bound’s history is rooted in finding solutions within catastrophe. Kurt Hahn started the program in 1941 as a means of addressing the high casualty rate of young seamen in Great Britain whose ships were torpedoed in the North... READ MORE
Change is challenging. We’ve experienced this firsthand as we’ve worked to combat COVID-19, requiring us to shift the ways we work, shop, travel, socialize and live our daily lives in order to protect ourselves and others. As we move... READ MORE
As an Outward Bound Instructor, I’ve often felt inspired by my students. I recently reached out to former students and asked what aspects of their Outward Bound experiences have continued to positively impact them in their daily lives. It was... READ MORE
The Outward Bound Readings Book is a collection of hundreds of our Instructors’ favorite quotes used at the right moments on a course to inspire students, make them laugh and to spark moments of reflection. These quotes are an integral... READ MORE
How did an Outdoor Educator course and two scraps of paper lead to a business with a mission to alleviate loneliness? This is Audrey’s story. How It All Started Audrey was a recent college graduate when she signed up for... READ MORE
Mistakes are essential to learning in the outdoors. They make it easy to do the right thing because you know what the other choice looks like. And camping mistakes have been the ultimate source of some of my most meaningful... READ MORE
Three years ago, I ventured into the vast Alaskan wilderness to backpack for two weeks. My crew and I navigated through the reality of our topographic maps, surprised by the steepness of slopes, the constant deluge of rain and the... READ MORE
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