August 2022 Newsletter

Discovery Fest!

On Saturday, October 1, you are invited to Discovery Fest, an all-day, family-friendly festival at The Discovery Center which will offer attendees the chance to experience Outward Bound the way our students do! Take part in high adventure challenges like climbing the rock wallcanoeing the reservoir, and ziplining from our challenge course! Admission and activities are FREE of charge. Don't miss it! All About Discovery Fest >

Get to Know the James McLane Family Challenge Course

If you've visited The Discovery Center (and you should!) you've noticed the large structure towering above you. That is the James McLane Family Challenge Course, our high-element aerial teams course, or ATC.

Get the scoop on the ATC >

The POBS 30th Anniversary Distance Challenge

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Reminder: POBS School Store Open for Business

Grab your very own Philadelphia Outward Bound School hoodie, cap, buff and lots of other items including our limited edition 30th Anniversary cardinal red t-shirt. All the cool kids are wearing them! Items can be shipped anywhere in the US or visit us at The Discovery Center for free pick-up. Visit the POBS School Store >

Course Photos are Now Online!

POBS supplies each expedition crew with a course camera so students can preserve memories of the experience. The photos are coming back from the field and they are looking good!  Now they are online for you to view, download, and treasure. Relive the experience with your course photos!

View Course Photos >