As we celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of this extraordinary institution and prepare for the next 50 years of transformative educational experiences, we mark this moment by investing in the enduring impact of the North Carolina Outward Bound School.
The goal of Enduring Impact: Our Legacy and our Future Campaign is to serve more students than ever before with high-quality programs that change lives. One individual at a time, NCOBS will forge stronger communities, improve the culture of schools, ignite the passion of teachers, empower veterans’ transitions to civilian life, and inspire a new generation of leaders.
NOW MORE THAN EVER
Today’s political, social, economic and environmental challenges are more significant and complex than even our founders could have imagined when they first established North Carolina Outward Bound School 50 years ago. The importance of supporting young people to discover their compassion and inner strength, to experience themselves as leaders, and to develop their capacity for collaborative problem solving has never been greater than it is right now. And the need what NCOBS contributes to the world—and for the qualities of citizenship we inspire in our students—remains urgent.
We have a bold vision to establish North Carolina Outward Bound School as the worldwide leader in wilderness-based experiential education, positioning us to empower the next generation of compassionate leaders this world so desperately needs. The collective investment in our staff, students and facilities that the Enduring Impact campaign is a big part of how we get there.
We can achieve this vision if we join together, TO SERVE, TO STRIVE AND NOT TO YIELD.
Ways to Make a Difference
Donors to Enduring Impact may contribute to any of our three campaign priorities—all of which are explicitly designed to lay a strong foundation for another five decades of impact.
FIELD STAFF SUPPORT FUND:Establish a field staff training and professional support endowment with the goal of preserving and protecting the School’s greatest asset: our field instructors.
50th ANNIVERSARY SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Secure endowments to support scholarships for youth, veterans, and educators in perpetuity, and increase by 20% the number of scholarships NCOBS can award annually for wilderness programs.
CALL TO ACTION
To date, we have raised $9.5 million towards our goal of $10.2 million. You can help us achieve—or even exceed—that goal. Please consider making a generous investment in the Enduring Impact of North Carolina Outward Bound School, and help secure another five decades of the world-class educational experiences NCOBS provides.
The Kurt Hahn Society at North Carolina Outward Bound School
Make an enduring impact with a legacy gift to our 50th Anniversary Campaign. By including North Carolina Outward Bound School as a beneficiary in your will, trust, or other estate plan, you can ensure a lasting impact on NCOBS and our students for generations to come. For more information, contact Dan Leroy, Director of Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HELP US SERVE AND STRIVE FOR 50 MORE
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North Carolina Outward Bound School is a registered 501(c)(3). Contributions are therefore tax-deductible to the full extent provided by the law. Financial information about North Carolina Outward Bound School is available from the NC State Solicitation Licensing Branch at (919) 733-4150.