Discover how leadership skills learned through an Outward Bound gap year program transition into lives of leadership in students back home. You just finished up a gap year program with Outward Bound. You’re ready to take a normal shower, eat... READ MORE
This post was originally published on July 11, 2017, and updated on June 14, 2021. Unplug. Recalibrate. Make learning real (fun) again. Gain perspective. Do hard stuff. Learn to say yes. Live your values. Increase people skills. Discover your strength.... READ MORE
Take a look at the intentional structure of an Outward Bound LGBTQ+ expedition that creates space for connection and community-building among peers. Ideally, an Outward Bound course is an experience of building the world we want to live in.... READ MORE
Dear 2021 Graduates, I just returned from a five-day backpacking trip in the Los Padres National Forest with a group of high school students from the Midland School. While not instructing Outward Bound courses, I’m the Dean of Experiential Learning... READ MORE
How to understand different learning styles and why it’s important in empowering students to succeed. It took me a while to learn how to tie knots. It’s an essential outdoor technical skill that I lacked before becoming an Outward Bound... 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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