I Came For The Work- I’m Staying For The Community

The staff at the Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School are a force to be reckoned with. They drive our work with dedication and passion for our students. After the end of the Spring Apprenticeship and season, staff gathered for a (now annual) backyard crab feast to celebrate each other and the successes of the season…. READ MORE >

After a Year Away, the Trail Stills Feels Like Home

A lot has changed in the past year. Our work lives. Our sleep schedules. Our relationships. But while the landscape of day-to-day life may not look the same as it has in the past, the landscape of the Appalachian Trail still looks like home to those familiar with its honeydew sunrises and crisp, starry nights…. READ MORE >

Outward Bound Apprenticeship: What to Expect

Preface Fulfilling. Energetic. Immersive. Growth. Current instructors chose these words to describe their Outward Bound Apprenticeship. Many instructors consider this position to have been an exceptionally influential time in their lives. The focus on self-development, experiential learning, and community sets the tone for your tenure at Outward Bound. Whether you find a trail you have… READ MORE >

2020 Year End Appreciation & Awards

Ask any Outward Bound staff about our annual year-end celebration and they’ll probably talk about the appreciation, gratitude, and general magic of the night. Board members, administrators, and field staff (showered and dressed up) all pile into a room to share a meal together. The night comes alive as we recognize the milestone of another… 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 >

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 >