We’re Thankful for…Our Instructors!

For this season of giving thanks, a special message from our Executive Director, Meg Wise: “I am so thankful for the Instructors at POBS — for their tenacity, compassion, and deep commitment to our mission and our students. 2021, like 2020, was a very challenging year.  At the height of the pandemic we had shifted… READ MORE >

We’re Thankful for…the Philadelphia Veterans Administration

To continue our week of giving thanks we would like to highlight a very meaningful partnership, the Philadelphia Veterans Administration (VA). We have been working with the Philadelphia VA since 2018 with the overall goal of empowering our local veterans to build and continue to develop skills and systems of support to navigate the challenges… READ MORE >

What Happens on Insight Days

Special Guest Blog Post by Assistant Instructor Madeline Troyer Backpacking has changed who I am as a person. Through backpacking, I have learned the importance of finding joy even on the worst days, how to care for others, what it is like to slow down in life and enjoy the presence of other people and… READ MORE >