Insight: Team Building for Youth

We offer one day courses at Outward Bound’s campus in Baltimore’s Leakin Park or at your facility. Participants spend the day engaged in ground-based problem-solving initiatives as well as high ropes challenges. As they tackle their fears, they build confidence and develop a sense of trust and teamwork. Teams from schools to non-profits come together and work to… 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 >

For Professionals: Collaboration

Use Cases: Forming work groups Inter-departmental work Disrupting siloed work cultures Integrating new managers Outcomes: Experience first-hand success and failure based on team process Use group models to reflect and redirect group process and efficiency Success with varied conflict management models. Expanded emotional and self-awareness skills. Cross-functional community built through shared challenge and accomplishment. Strengthened… READ MORE >

For Professionals: Communication

Use Cases: Remote teams working together Highly interdependent office cultures New employee cohorts Outcomes: Evolved understanding colleagues’ individual communication styles. Techniques for giving and receiving feedback. Exposure to new communication approaches. Improved communication skills through various approaches. Cross-functional community built through shared challenge and accomplishment. Strengthened relationships based on earned trust and enhanced empathy. LEAKIN… READ MORE >

For Professionals: Problem-Solving

Use Cases: Teams responsible for planning and execution of workflow. Building creative problem solving for client work. Teams seeking to improve design thinking and decision-making resilience. Outcomes: Group success with varied problem-solving methods and models. Enhanced problem-solving skills personally and organizationally. Deeper understanding of teammate’s individual strengths for use in addressing future challenges. Identify and… 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 >

Peer Leadership: Canoeing

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 >

Insight: Team Building for Organizations

We offer one day courses at Outward Bound’s campus in Baltimore’s Leakin Park or at your facility. Participants spend the day engaged in ground-based problem solving initiatives as well as high-ropes challenges. As they tackle their fears, they build confidence and develop a sense of trust and teamwork. Teams from schools to non-profits come together and work to… READ MORE >

Peer Leadership: Sea Kayaking

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 >