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 >

The Best Time to Give to Students like Kailani is Now

Hearing stories of our students’ resilience in the face of adversity is what makes our work and your contributions worth it. Recently, we received a story from Kailani, a former GOAL expedition student, and we were moved to share it with you and others who made her experience possible. The best time to give is… READ MORE >

Student Stories: A Little Birdie Told Me…

Recently we’ve called upon our students to share some of their Outward Bound experiences with our community. We want to thank Kailani aka “Birdie” for her submission about her scholarship expedition in 2014, an experience full of lessons that remain with her five years later. Birdie climbing a 5.8 route at Shaffer Rock, PA in… READ MORE >

How can I help my child talk about their expedition?

Questions like “how was it?” often lead to answers such as: “fine,” “cold,” or “I will NEVER do anything like that again!” We hope that a few of the following questions can help guide a conversation with your child about their Outward Bound expedition.

Wild Wisdom: How to Pack a Backpack

If you’re an alumni, we taught you a LOT on your course! Check out our Alumni Lessons to help refresh your memory of basic camp craft and teachings from your instructors. HOW TO PACK AND FIT A BACKPACK For those of you who want to go backpacking again in the future, check out these Outward Bound… READ MORE >

Student Spotlight: Jordan Rose

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: JORDAN ROSE ALUMNUS  |  PEER LEADERSHIP, YOUTH LEADERSHIP CORPS “I want people to know that this organization focuses on kids being able to jump out of technology and into being personable with one another, and also with nature.” Jordan is a two time alumnus, joining us for his first course in November of… READ MORE >

Wild Wisdom: Leave No Trace and Minimize Impact

If you’re an alumni, we taught you a LOT on your course! Check out our Alumni Lessons to help refresh your memory of basic camp craft and teachings from your instructors. LEAVE NO TRACE (LNT) Going camping? Make sure to remember these Leave No Trace (LNT) principles to protect the environment! We see a lot of cool… READ MORE >

Wild Wisdom: How to Build A Fire

If you’re an alumni, we taught you a LOT on your course! Check out our Alumni Lessons to help refresh your memory of basic camp craft and teachings from your instructors.   HOW TO BUILD A FIRE Building a fire is fun—but can be tricky! Read on to learn how to safely and efficiently build… READ MORE >

A Week with Wolves: Day 5

On May 21 2018, Jo Coyle, Marketing & Communications Coordinator of Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School, joined Green Street Academy on their school’s five-day four-night expedition to Michaux State Forest. She documented the physical and emotional growth and journey of Crew C—dubbed “The Wolfpack” by their instructors—a group of eleven 15- to 16-year-old young… READ MORE >

Make a Difference: Join Our Police Youth Challenge Committee!

CONTRIBUTE TO OUR POLICE YOUTH PROGRAM RECRUITING VOICES OF BALTIMORE YOUTH AUGUST 22, 2018  |  4:00 – 5:00 PM  |  CBOBS CAMPUS We’re asking Baltimore Youth to join us for an informational session at our campus on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 about our Police Youth Challenge Committee! This Committee is created to advise on matters that… READ MORE >

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