About UsApplication Process


Step 1: Apply and pay the deposit.  

  • You can apply online by completing an online application form or over the phone (toll-free) at 1-888-756-2627.
  • To apply, you must submit an application form and $500 deposit which is applied toward the course tuition. This deposit includes a $150 non-refundable processing fee. We accept all major credit cards.
  • Applying for a scholarship or want to learn more?

Step 2: Fill out the forms.  

Once you have applied (Step 1), one of our student services representatives will send you a registration packet via email. This email will contain important paperwork such as, forms for you to fill out and return, information about course and a clothing and gear list. You will not receive the registration packet with these items until you have completed Step 1.

Step 3: Send us the completed forms.  

Complete all the required forms in the registration packet and submit to us by email, mail or fax. If you choose to email, please submit your forms in PDF format and email to studentservices@ncobs.org with your name and course number in the subject line. Our email system cannot accept PDF's larger than 10MB so you may have to split your files. 

Step 4: Pay for your course. 

Your course tuition is due on or before 90 days before your course start date. You may want to use our Online Payment tool to submit your payment.  

Step 5: Get ready for the challenge.  

Start preparing mentally and physically for your North Carolina Outward Bound School course. You don't have to be a world-class athlete to complete an Outward Bound course. In fact, most of our courses are designed for the average person who is looking for a physical, mental and social challenge. Still, your level of physical readiness will affect your experience. Learn more about what's required and how you can better prepare yourself for your personal challenge.


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