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At North Carolina Outward Bound School, we have something for everyone! Check out these upcoming featured courses and staff favorites. If you have questions about these courses or would like to enroll, please call us at (888) 756-2627 or email info@ncobs.org.

Adult Expeditions

Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Whitewater Canoeing

Course Length: 28 days

Ages: 18-30

Dates: 6/6-7/3

This classic Outward Bound course will take over rocky mountain faces and through racing rivers. In the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests, you and your crew work together to make their way through lush forests, cook their own meals, set up camp in the backcountry, navigate rivers by canoe, build trust belaying one another and learn Leave No Trace techniques to minimize your impact on the land. A

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Teen Expeditions

Outer Banks Sea Kayaking

Course Length: 8 days

Ages: 16-18

Dates: 6/8-6/15

From tales of the Lost Colony and the Wright Brothers to Blackbeard the pirate, the Outer Banks are steeped in legends and history, setting the stage for a fascinating natural adventure. Travel along the Cape Lookout National Seashore; learn to read tide charts; paddle past lighthouses and wild ponies; and camp on sandy beaches each evening.

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Backpacking and Whitewater Canoeing

Course Length: 14-days

Ages: 14-16

Dates: 6/9-6/22

Learn whitewater canoeing and backpacking skills as you and your crew explore the Western North Carolina region - 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.

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Family Expeditions

Backpacking and Rock Climbing - Families

Course Length: 4 days

Ages: 12+

Dates: 4/13 - 4/16

A unique opportunity for a parent and their child to deepen their appreciation for one another and strengthen their bonds, this expedition is comprised of challenging wilderness activities like backpacking, orienteering, sleeping and eating in the backcountry and rock climbing in the Blue Ridge Mountains. As parents and children develop skills in camp craft, food preparation and cooking, knots and map and compass navigation, they create memories and metaphors of a shared adventure they will carry long into the future.

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