That evening we had decided to turn back. “We” consisted of myself, two other co-Instructors and nine high school students on a 22-day rafting and mountaineering expedition on the Deschutes River and in the Three Sisters Wilderness of Central Oregon.... READ MORE
Keilani Lai-Hipp didn’t grow up camping. “I was a beach baby,” she explained. Her one exposure to camping had been on a southwest road trip, tagging along with her brother, an avid climber—far from their home in Boston. During that... READ MORE
If you’re like me, your heart races when you look at Outward Bound courses. The silhouetted figures of people in kayaks against blood orange sunsets always makes me ready for adventure. It reminds me of how daunting kayaking felt at... READ MORE
We’ve all heard the big buzz about popular podcasts like Serial and This American Life, but if you’re looking for stories about risk, challenge and adventure, or compelling discussions about natural history and conservation, here are a few outdoor podcasts... READ MORE
Outward Bound spring break courses offer a chance to unwind, grow personally and ultimately re-energize for the changing of the seasons. You don’t need to be a high school or college student to experience an epic spring break either. Our courses... READ MORE
With the support of your Instructors and crewmates, Outward Bound will teach you to thrive in challenging situations and help prepare you for a life of adventure, leadership and above all, compassion towards others. When else will you spend three months... READ MORE
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