The organization combines its love of wilderness and adventure and its internationally-acclaimed experiential education to serve youth and adults through local and regional programs that transform lives and communities.
Explore our programs below.
When Outward Bound partners with local schools and youth-serving organizations, our collective impact is even greater. Bring Outward Bound to your community.
People of all ages can experience the life-changing transformation of Classic Outward Bound wilderness expeditionary courses. We also offer 30+ day gap year expeditions, an award-winning program for Veterans, as well as programs for families with teens who are facing challenging circumstances and need a reset. Find your expedition today.
Outward Bound Professional has adapted acclaimed wilderness teaching methods to serve corporate teams who are intentional about the culture they develop, exhibit, and reward. By tackling challenging scenarios that require problem solving, decision making, effective communication, and positive risk taking, colleagues develop trust and organizations learn to adapt, grow and succeed. Learn more about Outward Bound for the Professional.
Through collaboration with educational partners, innovation in experiential learning, and evaluation of program outcomes and instruction, The Learning Lab aims to provide the best Outward Bound experience for every student, every time. See the incredible impact of the Learning Lab.
The impact of an Outward Bound experience—whether it’s a half-day program or a 30-day expedition—lasts a lifetime. A national network of Outward Bound Alumni are returning home empowered to create positive change in their communities, and lead lives of purpose and compassion. Join the Alumni community.