The World Comes to Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School

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 >

CBOBS Recognized in OUTSIDE’S Best Places to Work 2018

Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School has been given Honorable Mention as one of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2018. Winning companies provide great workplaces for employees and encourage a balance between work and enjoying life in the great outdoors, while also respecting the environment. “We believe that by creating a more inclusive and connected… READ MORE >

Charting Course: 21 Days with USNA Midshipmen

USNA Midshipmen Complete 21-day Expedition with CBOBS Over the course of 21 days in June, eight United States Naval Academy Midshipmen traveled through wilderness in Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania during a fully funded expedition with the Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School (CBOBS). The expedition included six days of backpacking and rock climbing along… READ MORE >

Baltimore Director Leads From Beyond The Desk

It’s not often the leader of an organization gets their hands dirty in quite the way Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School’s Executive Director does. An Outward Bound alumna herself, Ginger Mihalik is an avid adventurer who knows what it takes to complete the challenge of an Outward Bound course. She does more than lead… READ MORE >

PRESS RELEASE: New Bill Secures $1.2M In Support For Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School’s Police Youth Challenge

Baltimore, MD, May 15, 2018 – The Governor’s recent signing of MD HB432 successfully established The Maryland Violence Intervention and Prevention Program Fund. The $10M grant fund was created “to support effective violence reduction strategies by providing competitive grants to local governments and nonprofit organizations to fund evidence-based health programs or evidence-informed health programs”. One… READ MORE >

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

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 organizations to identify promising adult practices that build youth character and help translate this… 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 >

PRESS RELEASE: Outward Bound awarded National Fish & Wildlife Foundation grant to expand conservation in Leakin Park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School has been awarded $35,000 in grant funds through the Five-Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program, a partnership of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the National Association of Counties, the Wildlife Habitat Council and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The grant and related… READ MORE >