An Insider Look at Virtual Programming

A look back on a virtual semester With one full semester of virtual programming in the books, we wanted to go to the people on the ground (through the screen?) who have been facilitating these programs to ask them about their takeaways since working virtually with our students. Since the canceling of in-programs this spring… READ MORE >

Outward Bound Staff Selected to Join Baltimore Public Safety Commission

On November 9, Khai Overton, our Police Youth Challenge Program Coordinator was confirmed as a part of Baltimore’s inaugural Public Safety Advisory Commission. Introduced by Baltimore City Council President and Mayor-Elect, Brandon Scott, the commission will build engagement protocols and best practices for Baltimore Police Department (BPD) and community interactions. “We are excited to get… READ MORE >

Student Stories: Cooper’s Fire Watch

Fire Watch has been build into many Outward Bound expeditions. The history begins with Outward Bound’s founder, Kurt Hahn, who often would call on his students to serve as lighthouse watch in Scotland- to keep the fire going so others wouldn’t lose their way. While just teenagers, Hahn fully believed, “There is more in you… READ MORE >

Updates in Response to Racial Injustice

As an organization we know that actions are louder than words. By continuing to take a look inward in order to be an organization that is fully equitable and supportive of a diverse staff and student community. We will add updates and action steps here  for both transparency and accountability. This last week of watching… READ MORE >

Nature Abides: Experiencing the Outdoors in a COVID-19 World

With the spread of coronavirus around the world, many people are experiencing a new version of “stir-craziness” like never before. Kids are home and bored, the dog is whining for attention, and you’ve been sitting at your makeshift office (the kitchen table) in front of a computer screen all day. As we continue to build… READ MORE >

The Board That Knows No Bounds.

This Fall, seven members from our Board of Trustees ventured onto the Appalachian Trail to further connect to the Outward Bound mission. While many of them have been on courses before, this group was spending it’s first time together as a crew. That means they performed all the same duties and challenges our students do… READ MORE >

Staff Awarded for Compassion, Safety, Service

Every year our expedition ‘season’ comes to a close after months of unworldly dedication from our instructors and team. While we don’t take the winter off, this milestone creates a perfect time to recognize our internal CBOBS community for going above and beyond throughout the year. Instructors, administrators, and members of the Board all come… READ MORE >

Raise the Future: Brown Advisory Celebrates 20 Years

“As we think about organizations we want to partner with, who share our values of integrity, excellence and inclusiveness, Outward Bound is at the top of that list.” – DANA COOKSEY, CHIEF PURPOSE OFFICER It can be hard to find win-win solutions in life. Luckily, that’s exactly the business of both CBOBS and Brown Advisory…. READ MORE >

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