Whether it’s traveling from the Colorado Rockies to Ecuador; Florida Keys to Brazil; or from the Blue Ridge Mountains to Patagonia, Outward Bound semester courses take students deep into the earth’s most fascinating places. From volcanoes that create warm water just perfect for... READ MORE
A few days ago, we featured Outward Bound alum Ben Gager, who had just completed an 81-day Outward Bound semester course that took him from the Colorado Rockies, through the canyons of Utah, through the deserts of California, all the... READ MORE
Ben Gager was a highly active, outdoor-loving college freshmen with an interest in sociology when he started to have doubts about where his school work was taking him. Rather than waste time and money on a degree he wasn’t certain... READ MORE
“Gap year experiences invariably serve to develop some of the non-cognitive skills that current research are showing predict success better than IQ: motivation, optimism, grit, and conscientiousness.” – American Gap Association Long associated with privilege, procrastination and blissful wanderlust, the... READ MORE
There are a multitude of places students can choose from when they study abroad. Central America continues to be a destination for many college-aged students due to its rich cultural traditions, biodiversity, and proximity to the US. At the Hurricane... READ MORE
Have you ever wanted to go on an extended Outward Bound Semester course? Or, possibly take on the intensive training required to become a wilderness instructor? Maybe you just want to be inspired and hear about how one of our... READ MORE
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