From Spark to Flame: Welcome to the Outward Bound Alumni Community!

As someone who's completed a Philadelphia Outward Bound School course or day program, you can count yourself among a special group of people who have pushed themselves far beyond what they ever thought possible.

Please fill out the form lower down on this page to join our alumni network and stay in the loop about upcoming events and other alumni benefits! Also, be sure to join our email list and follow us on your favorite Social Media channel: Instagram | TikTok | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn


Note, all Outward Bound alumni and POBS students are invited to join us for any of our alumni events. To stay up to date on alumni activities, please complete the Alumni Network form on this page.

Alumni Overnight in the Wissahickon!

Saturday & Sunday, September 16 & 17, 2023

Wissahickon Park at Wigard Ave (Scout House)

Join fellow alum and POBS staff for an overnight experience to remember! We will start on Saturday with a couple of hours of environmental service near our location in the Wissahickon, followed by a cookout, campfire and associated activities. The next morning after breakfast we will challenge ourselves by climbing the goal pole!

(RSVP form coming soon)


Be sure to stay tuned to this page for further updates, and don’t forget to join our email list and follow us on your favorite social media channels to stay in the mix:

Instagram | TikTok | YouTube | Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn


Share Your Story
We love hearing about your experiences on course and so do other alums! Why not write a guest blog post about your Outward Bound experience? It is a great way to share your story, publish some of your writing, and engage fellow alums. Contact us to get started.

Work with Us!
If you're interested in working in the outdoor industry, you can join the POBS crew through our internship program. Check out our Careers page to learn more.

Give Back
Donate to POBS and help provide a "Day of Discovery" to another student! Your donation helps us offer more financial aid to ensure all motivated and deserving individuals can go on course and gain life-changing experiences.


Register here to stay connected with fellow alumni and learn about events, service opportunities and other ways to maintain friendships with students on your course and keep in touch with POBS.