January 2023 Newsletter

Guest Blog Post by Northeast High School Teacher Andrew Adams

We Must All Row the Boat We Find Ourselves In

Northeast High School teacher Andrew Adams shares his thoughts on the Appalachian Trail and Outward Bound, and how both inspire him to make education more relevant to students. Read post >

Our Favorite Photos of 2022

In 2022, we introduced new course cameras to allow our students to capture their experience on expedition. The results were outstanding - see for yourself!

POBS and Audubon Host Paid Internship Program at The Discovery Center

The Environmental & Outdoor Leadership Program is a 10 week paid internship program that exposes Philadelphia high school students to nature & the outdoor industry through lessons in local conservation, watershed protection, leadership development, and career exploration. Get the details >

Join the POBS Crew - We're Hiring!

We have *many* positions available, including Apprentice Instructor. Start the New Year with a new career! Browse Job Listings >

POBS Merit Award Courses Now Accepting Applications!

Every year, Philadelphia Outward Bound School offers four fully-funded merit award courses. There are several different expeditions available for students of various ages, as well as adults who are educators.  Learn more and apply >