Thank you for your interest in the West Chester Girls Leadership Expedition! This course is limited to female or female-identifying high school students in the West Chester Area School District.
Please complete this application form in its entirety by May 26th, 2023. Contact us with any questions or issues.
2. PERSONAL INTENT ESSAY
Topic: How have you demonstrated, or struggled with, compassion, integrity, excellence, and/or inclusion & diversity?
3. LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
One letter (250-500 words each) of recommendation from non-family members. Each letter should provide information about your background, leadership skills, and potential areas for growth. Letters can be uploaded below, emailed to [email protected], or mailed to our office (3401 Reservoir Dr., Philadelphia, PA 19121). If emailed or mailed, it must include the applicant's name and note that it is for their West Chester Girls Leadership application. Be sure these arrive by 3/18/22 in order to be considered for a spot on the expedition.
4. APPLICATION FEE - There's no fee at this stage of the application process. If selected to participate in the expedition, we ask that you bring an application fee of $100 with you to Insight day on June 29th, or mail it to 3401 Reservoir Drive, Philadelphia PA 19121 before June 29th.
Outward Bound is designed to be a fun and challenging experience. On course, participants will form a team and learn to travel through and live in the wilderness for an extended period of time. Prior outdoor experience is not
necessary for most programs. We have decades of success assisting individuals of all ages and varying
abilities however, not every applicant can be accommodated on their course of choice.
Please take a few minutes to respond to the following
questions related to the applicant’s health history. This questionnaire is a required part of your application. Information will be kept confidential and will be used for the evaluation of your health and readiness to participate on your Outward Bound course.
If you have any questions, or would prefer to speak with
a Philadelphia Outward Bound School representative, please do not
hesitate to contact Aisha at (215) 232-9130 ext. 8929 or [email protected]