Service is a manifestation of compassion in action. Not only that, but service is a foundational tool to be a compassionate leader. We strive to cultivate compassionate leaders by incorporating elements of service on our courses. Whether it’s picking up... READ MORE
When Outward Bound crossed the Atlantic from Britain to the U.S. over 50 years ago, there weren’t many jobs available in the outdoors. Since the 1960s, we’ve seen tremendous expansion in the conservation movement, environmental education, outdoor schools and outdoor... READ MORE
Each year, 40,000 students enter the Outward Bound field. Led by the industry’s best outdoor professionals, Outward Bound students live and travel in the wilderness, conduct service projects, and learn to work closely with a group of individuals – all... READ MORE
Outward Bound Instructor Lauren ‘Ren’ Ledford of the Colorado Outward Bound School (COBS), is not eager to broadcast her list of accomplishments, though it is lengthy and impressive. She also doesn’t brag about her qualifications, another long, hard-earned list. She... READ MORE
Guest blogger and OB alum Zac Clancy shares how his course experience helped empower him to lead disaster response efforts in post-earthquake Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Outward Bound has, in one way or another, played a major role in my life... READ MORE
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