RICE ERMILIO

Patrice “Rice” Ermilio began her Outward Bound career as an apprentice in the fall of 2017.  Outdoor education brought her through many states until she built her nest at CBOBS.  Rice currently serves as the People and Culture Coordinator where she works to build and support the CBOBS community. What Rice loves most about OB is the impact… READ MORE >

HANIBAL GNAHOUI

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 >

SHEY LAMBERT

A native of Knoxville, TN, Shey grew up exploring the lush landscapes of the southern Appalachian Mountains and the vibrant trails in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It was through his own experiences of exploration in the wilderness of these lands that broadened his love for the outdoors and guided his understanding of how one’s… READ MORE >

LAINIE GRAY

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 >

NICK JANES

Nick developed his self-confidence on his Outward Bound Baltimore course when he was 15. Over the last 8 years he has strived to give others that same opportunity. He engaged 90 middle school students in weekly service learning programming at City Year AmeriCorps from 2006-2007. Nick has instructed for Outward Bound from 2008-2013 in 6… READ MORE >

MARY ODELL

Starting as an instructor, Mary has worked at Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School since 2014. Mary grew up on Long Island, NY and spent most summers at a camp in Northern Ontario. Summers spent canoeing Canada’s lakes and rivers fostered her belief that group travel in the outdoors builds teams, relationships, and confidence like nothing… READ MORE >

KHAI OVERTON

A lifetime resident of Baltimore, and a product of its private, public, and charter school systems, Khai has worked at CBOBS since joining our Spring 2016 apprentice class. In 2019 , Khai was named Program Coordinator of CBOBS’s Police Youth Challenge Program. Improving police community relations, specifically between youth and BPD, is the main goal… READ MORE >

KELLY REYNOLDS

Kelly Reynolds came to Outward Bound in 2014 after five years of teaching in the traditional classroom. She has a passion for the deep learning and insight that can come from personal experience, challenge, and reflection. Mindfulness, community, the human connection to others and the natural world are values that drive her methods of instruction…. READ MORE >

ANDREA ROMESSER

Andrea hails from Philadelphia and took her first Outward Bound course at the age of 22 in the beautiful High Sierras. After four years of dancing professionally in the city, she was craving the outdoors and couldn’t shake her incredible experience being on course in California. After thru hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2018, she… READ MORE >

AVI RUBINSKY

Avi grew up in Philadelphia, PA. He was first introduced to Outward Bound while studying at the White Mountain School in New Hampshire. He began his career in the outdoor industry with Outward Bound in 2008 as a field instructor and climbing specialist. Traveling between Baltimore, San Francisco, and Philadelphia, After six years as a… READ MORE >