April 2024 Newsletter

Trailblazer Gala Will Honor Jennifer Raymond and Katie Newsom for 25 Years of Service This year the Philadelphia Outward Bound School is proud to honor two legendary women of Outward Bound: Jennifer Raymond and Katie Newsom. Both will be celebrated at the 2024 Trailblazer Gala on June 5th for their 25 years of service, inspiration, and compassion. Read more about… READ MORE >

March 2024 Newsletter

Celebrating 25 Years of Jennifer Raymond On Friday, March 22, all of us at POBS were THRILLED to honor our own Jennifer Raymond for 25 years of service to Outward Bound by throwing a surprise party for her at our Wigard Avenue location in the Wissahickon, AND renaming Goal Pole #1 after her! Read more > Partner Spotlight:… READ MORE >

Partner Spotlight: Hand2Paw

Hand2Paw has been a POBS community partner since 2022. They provide paid internships working with rescue animals as a way to strengthen connection, compassion, and community for young adults from marginalized communities, including those experiencing housing insecurity or foster care involvement. Hand2Paw brings their students (ages 17-24) to POBS in order to strengthen the connection… READ MORE >

February 2024 Newsletter

Better Together: Our Partnership with the School District of Philadelphia The Philadelphia Outward Bound School (POBS) began its partnership with the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) over 30 years ago. Today, we celebrate this extraordinary partnership which has evolved and strengthened over the years. Read why POBS and the SDP are Better Together > Want… READ MORE >

Alumni: Join the POBS Dragon Boat Team!

POBS Alumni Dragon Boat Team Formation – Info Session On Saturday, April 13, 2024, come out and meet POBS alumni as we form a 2024 Dragon Boat team to defend our 2023 Gold Medal win! This will be our third year racing and we are excited to have fellow Outward Bound alum Dave Kunz back… READ MORE >