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
Feeling welcome in the outdoors depends on many factors, including our relationship to place, people and experiences. Explore three ways to make your next campsite a welcoming place for all. Setting out on an outdoor adventure, a crew leaves the... 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
From elementary to high school, discover ways to encourage and incorporate outdoor experiences into every stage of your child’s life. It’s not that I wasn’t an outdoorsy kid, but that I wasn’t raised in an area typically known for its... READ MORE
Every piece of gear packed for an Outward Bound expedition is important, but when those pieces accidentally go missing, the creative solutions that emerge often outweigh the loss. An Outward Bound expedition often starts with a meticulous process of checking,... READ MORE
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