During screening, and in the communications from POBS Admissions office, students will be asked to disclose any travel or contact history that would put them in a higher risk category for contracting or transmitting COVID-19. Travel history includes any travel from/through high- or medium-risk areas as defined by the CDC at the time of the… READ MORE >
On course, staff teach and supervise hygiene behaviors, including: Handwashing or, if soap and water are unavailable, hand sanitizing. Sanitary food preparation and dish sanitizing. Not touching one’s face with unwashed hands. Covering sneezes and coughs in the crook of an arm or, if available, a disposable tissue. Not sharing utensils or personal care products…. READ MORE >
Any student with an illness that affects their ability to participate safely on course will be evacuated and parents will be notified, as always. If the symptoms are consistent with COVID-19 or there are other risk factors, Outward Bound will isolate the student and consult with local health authorities. If the student lives local to… READ MORE >
WILL OUTWARD BOUND BE TESTING STUDENTS, OR HAVING STUDENTS GET TESTED PRIOR TO ARRIVING ON COURSE? WILL OUTWARD BOUND BE REQUIRING ANYTHING ELSE TO RULE OUT A STUDENT ARRIVING WITH COVID-19?
Prior to resuming programming, Outward Bound’s eligibility criteria and medical screening processes will be updated as needed to minimize as far as practical the risk of transmission of COVID-19 occurring on a program. The requests and requirements for applicants or for students at course start will depend on preferred practice at that time, as determined… READ MORE >