Insight: Team Building for Youth

Insight courses are one or two day challenging adventures that take place on our Challenge Courses 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 youth-serving non-profits come… READ MORE >

Outward Bound Professional

SOLVING CHALLENGES FOR ORGANIZATIONS WITH CUSTOM DESIGNED SOLUTIONS Outward Bound Professional (OBP) offers custom single or multi-day leadership development programs that are designed to unify teams and enhance organizational efficacy. By stepping outside of ordinary physical and social learning environments, teams of uniquely skilled individuals are invited to stretch their comfort zones.  Your Outward Bound… READ MORE >

Peer Leadership: Circuit Expedition

On a Circuit expedition, participants explore the rich cultural, historical, and natural environment of Philadelphia, while discovering personal and group leadership skills and a commitment to the values of compassion and service to the community. As our crews backpack through the city, they learn how to work together and discover the commitment and effort it… READ MORE >

Peer Leadership: Backpacking & Rock Climbing

At Outward Bound, we believe in a simple philosophy: every new challenge faced provides an opportunity to push oneself further than you may have thought possible. Whether it’s a lengthy hike on a steep and rugged trail, or a late night camp setup in the rain after a hard day’s travel, the physical challenges are… READ MORE >

Peer Leadership: Canoeing

Outward Bound courses will challenge you mentally, physically and socially. Outward Bound’s philosophy maintains that by facing the challenges our courses offer, you will emerge physically and mentally stronger, with an increased mastery of outdoor expedition skills and a better understanding of your own capabilities. Participants learn how to work as a team and develop… READ MORE >

Insight: Team Building for Organizations

We offer one day courses on our Aerial Team Challenge Course at The Discovery Center, at our satellite ropes course in Fairmount Park’s Wissahickon, 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… READ MORE >

Educators Expedition

Dates: Monday, July 23rd – Sunday, July 29th Outward Bound Educators Expeditions are designed to develop experiential education skills that teachers and administrators can take back into their classrooms. Experiential education is learning by doing. Outward Bound’s challenging multi-day courses encourage growth, build courage to take risks, inspire a sense of compassion, expand curiosity, and… READ MORE >

Philadelphia Youth Leadership Corps (PYLC)

DATES: Monday, July 23, 18 – Sunday, August 5, 2018 AGES: For students entering grades 10-12 Take the ultimate challenge as you and a select team of students from your community embark on a 14-day multi-element expedition featuring backpacking, rock climbing, and canoeing in and around the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The Youth Leadership… READ MORE >

Get Out And Lead (GOAL)

OVERVIEW Go into the remote backcountry. Travel as a crew, living only on what you carry with you. Build memories you’ll never forget. Dates: Thursday, June 21 – Saturday, June 30, 2018Age: Rising 8th graders (summer between 7th & 8th grade) Get Out And Lead (GOAL) is an Outward Bound scholarship program that has been… READ MORE >

New Jersey Youth Leadership (NJYLC)

OVERVIEW Dates: July 8 – 21, 2018 Age: For students entering grades 10-12 Take the ultimate challenge, as you and a select crew of students from communities across northern New Jersey embark on a 14 day Outward Bound expedition featuring backpacking, rock climbing and canoeing in and around the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area…. READ MORE >