November 2021 Newsletter: Get to Know Us

This month our instructors open up to reveal their personal stories behind how and why they became involved with Outward Bound. Plus, our new Guest Blog features an assistant instructor who shows us how Insight Day lives up to it's name. Rounding out the inside scoop is a photo series on the inner workings of our logistics department, where POBS staff works hard to ensure every student is well equipped and safe.

Learning the Magic of it All: From Student to Instructor

Nick Hazell was a teenager from Trenton, New Jersey who loved the outdoors. After his first Outward Bound course, he knew he wanted to be an instructor.

Read Nick's story >

An Instructor with Purpose: Working with POBS as Part of a Larger Plan

Mac Dvorak wants to help young people build self-worth by integrating body image education with the outdoors.

Read Mac's story >

Outward Bound For Life: From Instructor to Fund Raiser to Board Member

Keenan Corrigan's commitment to Outward Bound knows no limits. After serving as an instructor for years, she now wants to do more.

Read Keenan's story >

What Happens on Insight Days?

Guest blogger Madeline Troyer is an assistant instructor who gives us a look at the days when POBS welcomes students onsite and challenges them to get out of their comfort zone.

Learn about Insight Day >

Logistics Week, What's That?

After a busy season of over 30 expeditions, the Logistics Crew at POBS takes stock of gear and  cleans and repairs all expedition materials - enough to equip 120 backpackers at once!

Read all about it >

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