A common saying on an Outward Bound expedition states, “The journey is long, yet, each day is a flash”. It is a nod to all the challenges and miles a crew may have ahead, balanced with the feelings of togetherness and accomplishment when a crew thrives together. We celebrate our own crew milestone here at… READ MORE >
We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Larry Savoy to the Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School (CBOBS) Board of Trustees. Larry brings with him a wealth of expertise through his years as an educator, school administrator, and his current role as the President of Archbishop Carroll High School. He has been a champion of… READ MORE >
Over three days, Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School (CBOBS) welcomed the Outward Bound International (OBI) Board and Committee of Executive Directors for their semi-annual board meeting. With programs running in 34 countries and six continents, it was an honor for CBOBS to host this group and highlight our work and impact across the Baltimore and… READ MORE >
We are excited to announce Kristen Komlosy as the new Executive Director of Chesapeake Outward Bound School. Kristen comes to Outward Bound with a wealth of non-profit leadership experience, most recently as the Executive Director of Shelters to Shutters for the National Capital Region (DC, MD, and VA). Her roots and passions have long been… READ MORE >
A new ROTC program and partnership wraps up its first year with Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets from Bowie State University and University of Maryland completing a five-day wilderness expedition on the Appalachian Trail. The week-long challenge was the final step in the first year of the Building Bridges program. The program kicked off with… READ MORE >
This September kicked off a new program and partnership partnering with the 2LT Richard W. Collins III Foundation, and Under Armour. Over three years, ROTC cadets of Bowie State University and University of Maryland, College Park will come together through Outward Bound one-day teambuilding and 7-day wilderness expeditions. The goal? Support emerging leaders in ROTC… READ MORE >
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 >
Outward Bound Veterans expeditions build on camaraderie and the challenge of the natural world as a pathway to healing. These expeditions encourage participants to connect with existing strengths and bond with fellow veterans in a safe, positive, mission-driven environment.
Holistic education takes the effort of a collaborative community… because there is truth to the old adage that it takes a village to raise a child. Outward Bound was proud to be a part of that collaborative community at Learning to Lead.
Each of our three new board members share a spirit for adventure. Our team is grateful to have them join us on the path to our future as an organization.