April 2023 Newsletter

Reimagining School Partnerships with Learning Network 11

At POBS, we often hear about the effects of “Outward Bound magic” on students. One of our goals is to better understand and quantify the effects our programs have on the youth we serve - to find and share the data behind the “magic.” Our partnership with Learning Network 11 presents a new opportunity to do just that.  Read more >

April was a big month for POBS in the News!

The Philadelphia Tribune wrote about POBS trustee Dr. Crystal Edwards (pictured), who received a 2023 Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Principal Leadership; and WHYY and 6abc covered stories with us as well.

Check out these and other stories in POBS in the News >

Alumni Canoe Day is May 7!

A free event for POBS & other Outward Bound Alumni.
Alumni are invited to join us at The Discovery Center on Sunday, May 7, 2023 for a canoe paddle on the Strawberry Mansion Reservoir. No experience is necessary, and we will supply all equipment, PFDs and instruction. Space is limited so sign up now!

Come to Discovery Day on April 29th for Ziplining, City Nature Challenge, Mussels and Birding

Join Philadelphia Outward Bound staff for ziplining and Audubon Mid-Atlantic for birding and more!

Details are on The Discovery Center website >

New POBS Gear Features Original Artwork!

Check out this cool long sleeve tee with original artwork by one of our instructors! This shirt, plus our new forest heather short sleeve tee, branded Nalgenes and more are available online. Shop at the POBS Store >

Building Adventure is Back!

Our legendary peer-to-peer fundraiser, Building Adventure, is returning on October 20, 2023, and YOU are invited! Read more >