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Upcoming Events

Water, Birds, and Beer! – Wednesday, September 22, at 6 pm

Learn more about the connection between water, beer and birds with Audubon. Registration includes one drink ticket. https://pa.audubon.org/news/birds-and-brew

POBS Alumni Hike and Cookout – Sunday, September 26, 2-5 PM

Discovery Center

All Outward Bound alumni in the Philadelphia region are invited to join POBS staff for a hike on the Boxers’ Trail and connect with other alums. RSVP to Ethan at [email protected].

Building Adventure – Friday, October 22, 8 AM-6 PM

Join the Philadelphia Outward Bound School (POBS) on October 22nd for its signature peer-to-peer fundraiser – Building Adventure – a high-adrenaline rappel from the 29th floor of Brandywine Realty Trust’s Commerce Square. Rappel 315 feet down an iconic Philadelphia skyscraper and be part of a community of fearless supporters that go “over the edge” for Outward Bound.

Each rappel participant must raise $1,750 in order to secure a spot in this event.  Your support helps fund outdoor education programs for more than 100 public and charter schools in Philadelphia and across the region.

Water, Birds, and Beer! – Wednesday, October 27, at 6 pm

Learn more about the connection between water, beer and birds with Audubon. Registration includes one drink ticket. https://pa.audubon.org/news/birds-and-brew

Community Zipline Saturdays

Start in September and continue every other Saturday. (9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, and 11/13). 10am-4pm.