PRESS RELEASE: Outward Bound USA receives $5 million from The S.D Bechtel, Jr. Foundation to launch the Outward Bound Professional Learning Lab

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Greggs, on behalf of Outward Bound USA PR@OutwardBound.org 917-691-5459 Golden, Colorado, June 30, 2017 – Outward Bound USA is pleased to announce the launch of the Outward Bound Professional Learning Lab, made possible through the generous support of The S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation (the ‘Foundation’). The Foundation invests in youth-serving… READ MORE >

Campus Updates: Summer is in Full Swing!

School might be out everywhere else, but not here on our campus where summer programs officially began last week! We’ve already seen a number of different groups including an Outward Bound Professional program for Commercial Construction, a Chesapeake Bay Sea Kayaking & Environmental Leadership Expedition, and an Insight Program for the closely named Upward Bound. The… READ MORE >

My First Day at Outward Bound

To continuously build upon one’s character, learning, maturing and wondering, can be both rewarding and difficult. But how exactly would one go about doing so? There is not one single solution nor is there an easy answer; the biggest reason for this being the various obstacles (mental or physical) that one must overcome in order… READ MORE >

Meet the Interns – Class of 2016 (Fall)

The questions we asked… 1. Who from history would you take on an Outward Bound expedition and why? 2. What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten? 3. Who is the headliner at your dream concert? Nicole Ripple Who from history would you take on an Outward Bound expedition and why? I would take the historical… READ MORE >

PRESS RELEASE: 30-Mile Kayak Expeditions Build Student Appreciation for the Chesapeake

Outward Bound Baltimore Inspires Environmental Stewardship Ethic in Young Explorers (Baltimore, MD) – This summer, Outward Bound Baltimore will once again provide young explorers the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Captain John Smith through the Chesapeake Bay Sea Kayaking program. Students, ages 14-18 will paddle 30-plus miles of the explorer’s 1607-1609 voyages to increase… READ MORE >

PRESS RELEASE: Governor Larry Hogan announces Outward Bound’s Police Youth Challenge to receive $131,000

Baltimore, MD – Governor Larry Hogan announced $250,000 in grant funding for four programs that encourage improved relationships and dialogue between youth and local law enforcement in Baltimore City. Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School’s Police Youth Challenge (PYC) was awarded $131,830 to continue growing the program which has run since 2008. “We feel that… READ MORE >

Meet the Interns – Class of 2016

The questions we asked… 1. Who from history would you take on an Outward Bound expedition and why? 2. If the person above you on this list were a piece of kitchen equipment, what would it be and why? 3. What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten? Talia Brody I’d like to take Walt Disney… READ MORE >