A Year of Achievements: 2018 in Review

THIS YEAR’S HIGHLIGHTS 2018 flew by, and stunned all of us here at CBOBS with what gems it brought in its wake. We’re grateful for the results of hard work, public support, and leadership that made 2018 a year for CBOBS to remember and replicate.

PYC and Shifting Perceptions Through Challenge

“I remember the goal was for police officers and youth to come together and figure out where the common ground is, and where everything goes wrong. We actually had a whole discussion where we talked about all the things we can change collectively as a group—as police officers and for ourselves as youth.” PYC STUDENT

Donor Spotlight: Natalie Sherman

DONOR SPOTLIGHT: NATALIE SHERMAN PARTNER, GALLAGHER, EVELIUS & JONES, LLP  |  DONOR SINCE 2010 “When you invest in Outward Bound, you’re going to see the return. The money that is spent on programs has a concrete, tangible, quantifiable impact.” The student expeditions at Outward Bound inspire my giving. They connect kids with the outdoors in… READ MORE >

Student Spotlight: Jordan Rose

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: JORDAN ROSE ALUMNUS  |  PEER LEADERSHIP, YOUTH LEADERSHIP CORPS “I want people to know that this organization focuses on kids being able to jump out of technology and into being personable with one another, and also with nature.” Jordan is a two time alumnus, joining us for his first course in November of… READ MORE >

Tis the Season to Give: Giving Tuesday 2018

Just a week until Giving Tuesday! Help out our cause at Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School—participate in Giving Tuesday! We’ll be hosting Facebook fundraisers, giveaways, live videos, and fun, informational posts on Tuesday, November 27th in honor of our mission and to give back to the Baltimore Community. What is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday… READ MORE >

CBOBS Recognized in OUTSIDE’S Best Places to Work 2018

Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School has been given Honorable Mention as one of OUTSIDE’s Best Places to Work 2018. Winning companies provide great workplaces for employees and encourage a balance between work and enjoying life in the great outdoors, while also respecting the environment. “We believe that by creating a more inclusive and connected… READ MORE >

Throwback: The 15th Annual Cornerstone Awards

CORNERSTONE AWARDS DINNER SATURDAY, MAY 12 2017 The 15th Annual Cornerstone Awards Dinner ordered up some classic Outward Bound weather for this year’s event, but that didn’t stop our guests from taking on the Aerial Teams Course before sitting down for the evening. We were treated to a live stream of the Kentucky Derby, a… READ MORE >

Board Spotlight: John Avirett

BOARD SPOTLIGHT: JOHN AVIRETT GREENSPRING ASSOCIATES  |  BOARD MEMBER, DONOR “I serve because I believe in the skill sets that we offer students, and because I know that development is tied to a city that I care about. I know that our work will have a long-term impact on our future society.” When I was… READ MORE >

The Wildest Course Areas for our Students

URBAN BASED, WILDERNESS EQUIPPED THE CHESAPEAKE REGION HAS SOME OF THE WILDEST COURSE AREA FOR OUR STUDENTS Baltimore might be in our name, but our students explore wilderness areas all over the Chesapeake Region: from West Virginia, to Pennsylvania, and all over the state of Maryland. Each and every year, our team scours the remote… READ MORE >

Focused on Character in the Chesapeake Region

FOCUSED ON CHARACTER HOW WE SHAPE CHARACTER CURRICULUM IN THE CHESAPEAKE REGION Our 2017 season brought back perennial school partners like Episcopal High School for their 20th year of Outward Bound expeditions. It also brought unique opportunities to serve groups of students from across the region and country – such as Tundra Women’s Coalition, Laalot,… READ MORE >

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