From a distance, Outward Bound may sound similar to summer camp. While there’s some overlap, like fun outdoor activities, adventure and sleeping under the stars with friends, the purpose and structure of the experience is different. Outward Bound is so... READ MORE
Three weeks before I was supposed to leave for my Outdoor Educator expedition, I typed up an email saying I couldn’t commit to 50 days in the wilderness and would need to unenroll. I left it in my drafts folder... READ MORE
When I was 22, I was really confused. I’ve never been good at planning—mostly because I never knew what I should be planning for. During my freshman year of college, I was completely overwhelmed by how many people seemed like... READ MORE
More students than ever before are finding their way into the wilderness and reaping the benefits of spending time on challenging adventures in the great outdoors. For many, these trips are new explorations in unfamiliar settings, purposeful replacements for “screen... READ MORE
This winter or spring break, do more than go on vacation. Whether you brave snowy landscapes, opt for starry desert skies or explore tropical turquoise waters; get inspired, get motivated, get connected and get outside on an expedition with Outward Bound. 1.... 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
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
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