February 2024 Newsletter

Better Together: Our Partnership with the School District of Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Outward Bound School (POBS) began its partnership with the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) over 30 years ago. Today, we celebrate this extraordinary partnership which has evolved and strengthened over the years. Read why POBS and the SDP are Better Together >

Want to try Dragon Boating? Do it with POBS!

Info Session: Saturday, April 13, 1:00 - 3:00 pm on Boathouse Row
Come out and meet other POBS alumni as we put together a 2024 Dragon Boat team to defend our 2023 Gold Medal win! No experience is necessary but you must be an Outward Bound alum. Learn more and RSVP now >

Adults, You Can Do Outward Bound Too!

Outward Bound Professional, or OB Pro, is the best way to build a team and strengthen leadership skills. Our skilled facilitators use the internationally-recognized Outward Bound curriculum and corresponding leadership concepts to create unique team-building challenges specifically designed for adults... Read more >

Applications Now Open for Summer 2024 Merit Award Courses

Every year, Philadelphia Outward Bound School offers four fully-funded merit award courses. Admission to these courses is highly selective and includes an application, essay, letters of recommendation, and an interview.

Read more and apply now >

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