May 2023 Newsletter

Meet the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders The Environmental and Outdoor Leadership Program is a 10-week paid internship program at The Discovery Center created in partnership between the Philadelphia Outward Bound School and Audubon Mid-Atlantic. Its purpose is to expose Philadelphia students to nature and the outdoor industry through hands-on experiences in local conservation, watershed… READ MORE >

Northeast Times – Fun and life lessons

By Tom Waring May 18, 2023 Ten Northeast High School students just spent five days canoeing at the Delaware Water Gap – with no cell phones or traditional ways to cook, sleep and go to the bathroom – and they loved it. Even during a few days when bugs, hornets and a canoe tip replaced… READ MORE >

Did a Woman Lead the First Outward Bound Expedition?

Yes, her name was Marina Ewald. Kurt Hahn is known as the founder of Outward Bound and the father of experiential education. Less widely known is his colleague who initiated the birth of expeditionary learning, a woman named Marina Ewald. Ewald was a geographer and co-director of the Salem School, the first school Hahn founded. In… READ MORE >

February 2023 Newsletter

Wilderness First Responder Training at POBS This month, POBS instructors participated in Wilderness First Responder (WFR) training at The Discovery Center. Read more > Building Adventure is Back! Our legendary peer-to-peer fundraiser, Building Adventure, is returning on October 20, 2023, and YOU are invited! Read more > Join the POBS Alumni Dragon Boat Team! Join us on… READ MORE >

January 2023 Newsletter

Guest Blog Post by Northeast High School Teacher Andrew Adams We Must All Row the Boat We Find Ourselves In Northeast High School teacher Andrew Adams shares his thoughts on the Appalachian Trail and Outward Bound, and how both inspire him to make education more relevant to students. Read post > Our Favorite Photos of… READ MORE >