October 2022 Newsletter

Watch "The Founding of POBS"

Part of celebrating our 30th anniversary this year has meant looking back at how and why we were founded. So we put together a video in which our founders tell the story themselves.  Learn why they wanted to create an Outward Bound school for the young people of Philadelphia, and how they made it happen. Watch the Video >

First Annual Discovery Fest Brings Out the Crowds!

Some 500-600 people came out for the inaugural Discovery Fest on Saturday, October 1st for a thrilling day of family-friendly fun! We opened our adventure elements to the community, offering canoeing, ziplining, and rock climbing along with bird tours, community tables, food trucks, and other exciting activities hosted by POBS and other organizations. Check out some photos from the day!

POBS 30th Anniversary Gala a Smashing Success!

In recognition of 30 years of POBS, we held our Trailblazer Gala, where we came together to dine and hear stories of POBS’s three decades of delivering impactful programs to over 70,000 students. The program included Some moving alumni stories and the presentation of the inaugural Founders Award to our three founders: Michael Nutter, Nancy Goldenberg, and Tim Greenwood (pictured). The event raised ~$300,000 to support POBS programming! View the Trailblazer Gala Photo Gallery >