The Outward Bound Readings Book is a collection of hundreds of our Instructors’ favorite quotes used at the right moments on a course to inspire students, make them laugh and to spark moments of reflection. These quotes are an integral... READ MORE
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
I can’t believe it. I’ve seen Jaden more focused and engaged in the last few days out here than I’ve seen him all year long in the classroom. It’s like he’s a different kid. Reflections like this one from accompanying... READ MORE
Disconnecting from your child while they are on an expedition can be difficult, yet rewarding. Learn how and what it can teach both you and your child. As Instructors, we want our students to leave a course feeling empowered by... READ MORE
I hit the road in the city and drove toward the cloud-kissed mountains, back to basecamp. I felt the stresses of my life in Asheville slide from my mind. They stayed within the city limits and were replaced with thoughts... READ MORE
Parenting is hard. Sometimes, it can be really hard. Suffering in parent/teenager relationships can stem from the disconnect between the experience of the teen and the experience of the adult. Teens have a hard time understanding why their parents are... READ MORE
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