October 2023 Newsletter

Building Adventure 2023 Raises Over $225,000

This year’s Building Adventure – our high-adrenaline fundraiser in which participants earn the opportunity to rappel down a skyscraper in Center City – was a high-flying success! 115 rappellers and some 1,300 individual donations brought in over $225,000 to fund POBS programs. Read all about Building Adventure 2023 >

Fearless Philly Educators Go "Over the Edge" For Outward Bound

The call went out to hundreds of Philadelphia educators to enter a lottery for a chance to take part in Building Adventure, our high-adrenaline 315 foot descent down Two Commerce Square. Three lottery winners went “Over the Edge” and rappelled 30 stories down. Read their story >

Building Adventure in the News!

Among the 22 separate broadcast media mentions Building Adventure received, we were thrilled that Jennaphr Frederick from Fox 29's "Good Day Philadelphia" showed viewers what the Building Adventure experience is all about! Watch the clips >

We’re hiring for Spring 2024 Instructors!

We're looking for a few apprentice and assistant instructors to join our team of outdoor educators. Learn more and apply >