Did a Woman Lead the First Outward Bound Expedition?
Yes. Her name was Marina Ewald and she initiated the birth of expeditionary learning. Ewald was a geographer and co-director of the Salem School in Germany, the first school Hahn founded. In 1925 Ewald put together and led an expedition to Finland for students of the school. The success of this expedition led Ewald to advocate for, and Hahn to adopt, expeditions as an outdoor learning model - a model we use to this day. Read more >
Insight Days are Back!
Insight Days are one-day programs that give students insight into what is possible. By taking part in activities and challenges that extend their comfort zone, participants tackle their fears, think outside the box, and learn how to support each other. Learn more about Insight Days >
New POBS Gear Features Original Artwork!
Check out this cool long sleeve tee with original artwork by one of our instructors! This shirt, plus our new forest heather short sleeve tee, branded Nalgenes and more are available online. Shop at the POBS Store >
Join us for Discovery Day on April 15th
Join Philadelphia Outward Bound staff for indoor rock climbing and Audubon Mid-Atlantic for an introduction to the wonderful world of birding! Details are on The Discovery Center website >
Building Adventure is Back!
Our legendary peer-to-peer fundraiser, Building Adventure, is returning on October 20, 2023, and YOU are invited! Read more >