July 2022 Newsletter

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… READ MORE >

June 2022 Newsletter

Rock Climbing: Challenge by Choice The concept of Challenge by Choice allows students to engage in rock climbing, one of the most exciting, challenging and high-adrenaline activities on an Outward Bound course, at their own personalized level of engagement. Read all about it > POBS School Store Open for Business! POBS gear is here! Now… READ MORE >

Rock Climbing: Challenge by Choice

Minutes after hiking several miles in the wilderness with a 45 pound pack on his back, 12 year old Riehle (“Riley”) is beaming with excitement in anticipation of what comes next. “I’ve never done rock climbing before, but I think it’s going to be really fun!” said Riehle. Not all members of the crew are… READ MORE >

May 2022 Newsletter

It’s Our 30th Anniversary Year! To commemorate 30 years of Philadelphia Outward Bound School, you are invited to join us for a spectacular two-day celebration starting on September 30 of this year. Learn more about the 30th Anniversary Celebration > Introducing the “Archives” Series A celebration of the past 30 years would be incomplete without a look… READ MORE >

Stick Around for Growth: The Jennifer Raymond Story

An experienced Outward Bound instructor, Jennifer Raymond is the Scholarship and Recruitment Manager for the Philadelphia Outward Bound School, where she forms long-lasting relationships with POBS students. Born in Trinidad, Jennifer Raymond says she is thankful for her upbringing in the Caribbean. “It shaped who I am now and how I interact with students. It… READ MORE >

April 2022 Newsletter

From Desk Jockey to Outward Bound Instructor Aaron Bonfante gave up his office job to start a new life with Outward Bound. Read his story > Life on the Trail: An Instructor’s Perspective Outward Bound program staff undergo expedition training on the trail. POBS instructor Joe Knoblauch shares an inside view of “staff travel” – complete… READ MORE >