Ginger has served as Executive Director since 2010 and has more than 18 years of nonprofit leadership experience. In her role at Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School (CBOBS), she provides strategic leadership which has resulted in rapid program growth. At a little under a thousand enrolled before she was hired as Executive Director, CBOBS is… READ MORE >


Gavin has joined the Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School as of December 2019. Gavin was born in Washington DC and graduated from high school in Montgomery County Maryland. Gavin then went on graduate from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a degree in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Marketing in the spring of… READ MORE >


Natalie is an accomplished traveler, snow sports enthusiast, and most importantly an Outward Bound Alum. She lived in California, Taiwan, Virginia, Michigan, Maryland, and Germany before the age of 12. Her childhood in Germany gave her family access to Austria’s impressive mountains where she acquired her lifelong obsession for skiing, snowboarding, and the pursuit of fresh powder. She… READ MORE >


A native Floridian, Phyllis has called the greater DC region home for the past 16 years. She has dedicated her career to mission-focused organizations, leading teams in both grant making and grant seeking. She has also devoted her career to creating equitable and diverse work environments, and chaired the Diversity & Inclusion Committee at WAMU,… READ MORE >


Ben hails from the Great Lakes State of Michigan, spending most of his early years camping across the Western shores and forested trails of the Upper Peninsula. He continued his passion for the outdoors in adulthood by climbing various peaks (Kilimanjaro, Pico De Orizaba & Mt Adams) with Baltimore non-profit, Climb for Hope. In 2014/15… READ MORE >


Mycah is a natural-born investigator.  She has always loved figuring out how things work in the world around her.  During her childhood in Annapolis, Mycah spent countless hours observing nature; building ant farms, catching lightning bugs, raising box turtles; and documenting her observations by writing stories about her adventures.  Her inquisitive nature and love of… READ MORE >


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 >


Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Joey Barness came to CBOBS after a long distance bike ride from coast to coast where he discovered the transformative power of a grueling expedition. Joey attended the University of California at Berkeley, studying social geography and began his career with Outward Bound in 2014 as an expedition… READ MORE >


Mike came to Outward Bound looking for challenge and adventure. At first a lawyer, the desk at the law firm didn’t cut it. The courtroom was not his preferred office either, so he chose to get outside and pursue a longtime goal of becoming an Outward Bound Instructor. For 4 years he has led students… READ MORE >


A city dweller with a love for nature. Between New Jersey, Philadelphia PA, and Baltimore MD, Jen has always lived in what she calls the “Mid-Atlantic Triangle”. Jen has dabbled in outdoor passions including farming, floristry, landscaping, and eventually outdoor education after completing a 28-day expedition in Alaska. She graduated from Drexel University with a… READ MORE >