Citizens Bank newest Champion in Action

Philadelphia Outward Bound School was named a 2019 Champion in Action® in the category of youth leadership. The award, announced jointly by Citizens Bank, NBC10/Telemundo62 and Philadelphia Media Network, includes $35,000 in unrestricted funding, as well as promotional and volunteer support for the organization’s outstanding work. Champions in Action is part of Citizens Helping Citizens… READ MORE >

A New Urban Oasis

City Paper 8/14/2014 By: Jon Hurdle An abandoned city reservoir on the edge of Strawberry Mansion, hidden by dense vegetation and guarded by a chain-link fence, has long been an important stop for birds migrating on the Atlantic flyway. But the city’s recent decision to lease the land to two environmentally friendly groups means the… READ MORE >

Tales from the Trail #1: Joel Jaroch, Teacher

Over 80% of our school and community partners request funding support to enroll their students in Outward Bound programs.  To help illustrate the life changing impact of Outward Bound, we’ve asked one of our partner public school teachers,  Joel Jaroch, to share his perspective.  Mr. Jaroch teaches 6th grade at Overbrook Education Center, a public school… READ MORE >

New Jersey Hills Article-10/17/13

Outward Bound youths learn teamwork, leadership lessons – In its 11th year, Outward Bound challenges minds and stamina of high school sophomores By: Alex Parker-Magyar Click here to read the article