January 2022 Newsletter: A Look Back at 2021

This month we look back at the ground we covered in 2021. We also highlight our participation in the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award USA program, and congratulate a POBS alum who received a commendation for his work in that program. We also encourage you to apply for a merit scholarship course. Read on!

A Look Back at 2021

2021 had its challenges, but at POBS we know the best growth and discovery comes from supporting each other through any challenge. Over the last year we experienced our share of growth, discovery, adventure, and many great memories!

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POBS Alum Receives Commendation

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award celebrates POBS alum Jonathan Sim with the Infinite Potential Commendation.

Read Jonathan's story >

What is The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award?

Founded in 1956 by HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is the world’s leading youth development award with over a million-youth participating in over 130 countries.

Learn more >

POBS Merit Award Courses Now Accepting Applications

Every summer, Philadelphia Outward Bound School offers fully-funded merit award courses.  We want YOU to go on expedition, on us!

Learn more and apply >