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At North Carolina Outward Bound School, we have something for everyone! Check out these upcoming featured courses and staff favorites. Call us toll free at 888-756-2627 to enroll or enroll online.
Course Length: 4 days
Dates: September 25-28, 2014
Backpack and climb through some of the oldest mountains in the world and see where North Carolina Outward Bound School began! This journey will take you deep into Western North Carolina, home to hundreds of waterfalls, over a million acres of national forest, park and public land, roaring rivers and the highest peaks in the Eastern United States.
Course Length: 9 days
Dates: September 4-12, 2014
Cradled in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, in some of the best rock climbing country in the world, are two of North Carolina Outward Bound School’s (NCOBS) basecamps. For nearly 50 years, the climbing specialists at NCOBS have been teaching novice and advanced climbers to tackle technical climbs with respect, a thorough skill set, and an admiration for the environment. This course gives students the opportunity to continue in that tradition.
Course Length: 4 days
Dates: August 7 - 10, 2014
Family courses offer the same challenges as any Outward Bound course, with an added focus on deepening the relationship between parent and child. On this course, you and your child will learn about teamwork, communication and respect as you accomplish things you never imagined.
Course Length: 50 days
Dates: September 1-October 20, 2014
The Outdoor Leader Course is the perfect fit for those wanting to break into the outdoor educator profession. Our hands-on learning in both technical skills and teaching will prepare you for any entry-level position as an outdoor educator.
Outward Bound has trained many outdoor educators and offers a premier learning experience. Like all Outward Bound courses, the Outdoor Leader Course is structured to give you opportunities to grow as an individual, as a member of a team and as a leader.
Course Length: 72
Course Number: NNGL-481
Dates: Sept. 15, 2014 - Nov. 25, 2014
Embark on the journey of a lifetime on a 72-day Semester Course. Rock climb in the majestic mountains of North Carolina, journey by river through the canopied forests and barrier islands of Florida and finish your journey summiting peaks in Patagonia.