We believe every young person deserves the opportunity to explore their identity in a positive and affirming environment. This comes from the OUT There Adventures’ website, a Seattle based non-profit organization working to change the lives of LGBTQ youth. It’s... 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
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
Kurt Hahn, the educator who founded the first Outward Bound School, believed that within every person is “an outlandish thirst for adventure.” Outward Bound Schools all across the nation continue to serve that vision through our wilderness and urban programs.... READ MORE
Forests, lakes, and rivers; mountain ranges, rope, backpacks and canoes. White gas stoves, dried food, and dirty clothes. That just about sums up Outward Bound, right? If you have ever worked for Outward Bound or gone on an Outward Bound... READ MORE
Imagine 50 days spent on an Outward Bound course in the Pacific Northwest. No doubt you see yourself summiting rain-drenched peaks and kayaking across the glassy water of a bay in an inland sea. Perhaps you even imagine yourself sharing stories... READ MORE
At Outward Bound we get to hear from both students and Instructors across the country about their experiences on course. However, it’s rare to gain two different perspectives from the same expedition. We recently had the opportunity to interview a student... READ MORE
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