As a life-long Baltimorean, Jason has an affinity to all things Bawlmer. Let’s go O’s! In school, Jason balanced sports, music, and performing arts where he realized the life skills and character development offered in them. Through sports he learned about teamwork, sacrifice, and success from failure; through studying music he developed his creative thinking,… READ MORE >


Ashley is a self-proclaimed “camp kid”. Growing up in Western New York, she spent all of her free time outside exploring, camping, hiking, swimming and horseback riding. When she wasn’t outdoors, she spent her time planning her next adventures. She loved sharing her curiosity and passion for the outdoors with anyone who would listen. This… READ MORE >


A little about me: Hey I’m Jodie! I’m originally from Severna Park, MD. I love to run long-distance and bike around Baltimore, where I now call home. I have a degree in Middle Grades Education for Language Arts and still love to read (though preferably outside!). I love a good outdoor fire-pit hangout, hula hooping,… READ MORE >


April grew up in Baltimore and upon graduating from St. Timothy’s School, she went on to study theatre and cultural anthropology in college before heading west to California to pursue a career in the film industry. After working in various areas of video production, April began volunteering as a reading tutor for a local youth organization. That volunteer experience led her to change careers and… READ MORE >


Chris arrived at the Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School just before his 26th birthday in September of 2018 after four years of teaching in a formalized traditional classroom space. Covered in radiator fluid after his car overheated on the drive down from his native Cape Cod, Chris stepped into his apprenticeship ready for challenge. Since… READ MORE >


Kyle grew up in Michigan surrounded by a huge extended family. He has always loved music, especially deep-diving into the music of his favorite artists. His favorite artists of all time are Nine Inch Nails and Prince. Kyle has also always had a love for the natural world, leading him to earn a degree in… READ MORE >


Hanibal has lived all over the east coast including NY, VA, FL and MD.  His life experiences have created a person with a deep appreciation and respect of the outdoors while also having a love for city life.  He has traveled to four continents and is looking to hit all seven at some point. After graduating… READ MORE >


Lainie grew up in upstate NY surrounded by beautiful landscapes and endless outdoor adventures. Her love of nature led her to pursue a degree in Outdoor Adventure Leadership (OAL) from Ithaca College. As part of the degree program, OAL students participated in a 90-day multi-element expedition with the Colorado Outward Bound School. After graduating from… READ MORE >


Gracemarie grew up in NY/NJ with a love for day-hiking in areas from the Delaware Water Gap to the Hudson Valley.  Shortly after graduating from Bucknell University, she backpacked from NH into Maine with Outward Bound.  The courage and confidence she gained through that course was instrumental to her success as a Special Agent with… READ MORE >