Eric E. Lowenthal

A little about me: You can call me Eric, EEL, Dr. Lowenthal, or by my superhero name, Engineer Man. After 20 years working in research and development as an engineer, I decided to try something new at Outward Bound. I hail from the land of many waters, the great state of Michigan, where I spent… READ MORE >

Bex Lyons

A little about me: My name is Bex and I’m a Field Instructor here at Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School. After being raised in the Mid-Atlantic humidity I was able to move throughout the country and gain stellar technical and interpersonal skills with several different non-profits. These days, when I am not in the field… READ MORE >

Aphiwe Mndini

A little about me: Hey friends, my name is Aphiwe from Ngqoko Village in South Africa. I started my Outward Bound journey as an apprentice for Outward Bound South Africa in 2017 and that is how my passion with working with youth started. I came here at CBOBS to upgrade my skills as well as… READ MORE >

Jimmy Stewart

A little about me: Hey, y’all! I’m Jimmy (he/him) and I’m super excited to get to know you! I was born in Silver Spring, Maryland but I’ve spent most of my life in Texas. Sun-scorched forests, ancient caves, and creepy crawlies are my bread and butter. I’ve been everywhere from Rome to Bangkok to Ho… READ MORE >

Jake Stibbe

A little about me: Howdy! My name is Jake and I hail from Fargo, North Dakota (yes, I’m actually from Fargo). I came to CBOBS in 2019, and am excited to be returning as a full time instructor this year. I graduated from Emerson College in Boston, MA with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in… READ MORE >

Chloe Straub

A little about me: My name is Chloe, but I will also accept Chlo, Chlo-Chlo, Cleo, or any other (kind) name that my students choose for me. I grew up originally in Mid-Michigan, but have also lived in Southern California, and have now lived in Maryland for a few years. I graduated from Central Michigan… READ MORE >

Rachel Will

A little about me: My name is Rachel and I am originally from Minnesota. I moved to Maryland last year and I love being in the Appalachian mountains, paddling east coast rivers, and relaxing by the ocean. Before joining Outward Bound, I served in AmeriCorps NCCC in the pacific region and spent a year working… READ MORE >

Jake Wills

A little about me: What’s up, my name is Jake and I’m a Marylander through and through. I was born outside Baltimore, graduated from the University of Maryland, and now work at the Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School. I love to climb rocks, play the guitar, shoot video, and ride my snowboard. Favorite field meal… READ MORE >

Yasith Yasanayake

A little about me: Hey my name’s Yasith. I was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ by my parents who immigrated from the South Asian island country of Sri Lanka. I received my bachelors degree at Arizona State University, after which I moved into the non-profit world through a year of service with AmeriCorps NCCC… READ MORE >