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Who is North Carolina Outward Bound School?

For more than 50 years, North Carolina Outward Bound School (NCOBS) has delivered challenging adventure programs based in experiential education to people of all ages and walks of life. These programs help individuals discover their strength of character, ability to lead, and desire to serve. We are a nonprofit organization and are proud to be part of a national network of Outward Bound schools in the US and all over the world.

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Our Locations

NCOBS offers year-round courses that range from 4 to 72 days. Though the School was founded in North Carolina, we operate in many locations.

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10,000 Islands
Patagonia

Covid-19 Health and Safety Practices

Our courses may look slightly different this year, as we follow our enhanced health and safety standards. Learn more to see what these standards look like on course and what you can expect as you embark on your journey with Outward Bound.

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Why Outward?

In today's world, leaders are required to master a whole new set of skills to be successful—emotional intelligence, problem-solving, active listening, communication, resilience, and compassion. As the leading provider of experiential learning for teens and adults, we can help you sharpen those skills.

OUR IMPACT

In today's world, leaders are required to master a whole new set of skills to be successful—emotional intelligence, problem-solving, active listening, communication, resilience, and compassion. As the leading provider of experiential learning for teens and adults, we can help you sharpen those skills.

OUR IMPACT

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