It's about more than the thrills. Our outdoor educational courses help students find a resiliency and grit that can carry them through obstacles they face at home, in school or at work. We create communities built on respect, where each student is encouraged to be his or her best self and dig deep to apply their learning for personal development.




Our award-winning curriculum uses moments of success, as well as failure, to translate challenge into positive personal development, allowing students to emerge as confident leaders. We seek to develop collaborative partnerships with nonprofits, schools and colleges. Partner with us to offer world-class courses to transform people from all walks of life.

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Group Programs

Founded in 1964, our programs give your students the opportunity to discover skills that transfer from on-course to off, like the strength of their character, their ability to lead, and determination to serve their community. We serve 6-12 graders, adults, and professional educators. Courses range from a few hours to multi-day expeditions.

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Each course is custom designed for your learning objectives. Our instructors are among the brightest experiential educators in the world, and they use their expertise and creativity to design activities around your unique group of students. In many cases, Outward Bound becomes integrated with our partner's curriculum throughout the year.

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See the power of challenge and discovery.

Outward Bound really helped me see what I am capable of. Even if it looks impossible I know that I can keep going.
— Sofia Valenica, 10th Grade

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