West Virginia Dolly Sods Backpacking & Canoeing

COURSE AREA Wild wonderful West Virginia invites you to explore the remote regions of “The Mountain State.” West Virginia is approximately 75% forest land and contains 2,029 miles of named trails. The backpacking component of your course will be in Monongahela National Forest which contains over 700 miles of these trails. This course area is… READ MORE >

Chesapeake Bay Sea Kayaking & Appalachian Trail Backpacking

This expedition is built for the eco-minded and adventurous. A group of individuals will become a tightly woven team as they travel in harmony through one of the world’s largest and most rare estuaries and the east’s most rugged trail.   COURSE OVERVIEW The Chesapeake Bay: the largest estuary in the nation, is the meeting… READ MORE >

Chesapeake Bay Sea Kayaking & Environmental Leadership

COURSE OVERVIEW The Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the nation, is the meeting point where 400 rivers, creeks and streams spanning from NY to VA all travel to the Atlantic Ocean.  It boasts 4,600 miles of tidal shoreline perfect for kayaking. Settled by the Powhatan Indians and first explored by Captain John Smith in… READ MORE >

Peer Leadership: Backpacking & Rock Climbing

No two Outward Bound expeditions are ever quite the same. Every crew is unique; every route is distinct; and every adventure is dynamic. But one thing remains the same. On each course, students rise to meet exhilarating natural challenges in some of the country’s wildest places – and find strength and determination along the way. Build… READ MORE >

Veterans Dolly Sods Backpacking

OVERVIEWVeterans expeditions provide a structured time and place to build camaraderie, outdoors skills, and personal growth. As they improve communication skills, establish trust, and validate experiences among other veterans, participants experience increases in sense of self-worth, sense of purpose and sense of achievement, all in a non-military setting. Designed to facilitate a unique and exciting… READ MORE >

Chesapeake Bay Sea Kayaking for Veterans

More than simply a technical skills course, this sea kayaking expedition offers the chance to grow as an individual and as a leader. Explore the Chesapeake Bay from the hull of a kayak. With every stroke, work as a group to overcome expedition challenges, develop a greater belief in yourself and your crew and learn… READ MORE >

US Naval Academy & Veterans Backpacking & Rock Climbing

MENTORSHIP, LEADERSHIP, & ADVENTURE This five-day Midshipmen & Veterans course is expedition-style, featuring a 50 mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail. On day one of your expedition you will meet your crew and pack up at our base before hitting the trail. You and your crew will carry all necessary food and equipment for unplugged,… READ MORE >

Peer Leadership: Service Learning Urban Expedition

This unique expedition takes students to the streets. We teach groups how to navigate the city by foot and public transportation while providing challenges focused on team building and cultural experiences. Our goal is to show students sides of the city that are often overlooked. On urban expeditions, participants explore the rich cultural, historical, and… READ MORE >