As alumni, going “outward bound” means more than just taking a course. From the very first step on course to your first step after course, you will forever be heading to uncharted territories. Lucky for you, the skills you learned... READ MORE
By Alumna Katie Bernard, Blue Ridge Mountains Backpacking and Whitewater Canoeing, 2018, From her personal blog Girl In the Woods I’ve always loved lying on my window-side bed at night. There, curled up with my fuzzy blankets, I could listen... READ MORE
When Victoria Forbes-Roberts, the Vice President of Pricing and Revenue Management at Delta Air Lines, was asked to develop a nine-month-long leadership training program for high-performing employees in her division, she knew right away that North Carolina Outward Bound School... READ MORE
By Alumna Barbara Checknoff, Blue Ridge Mountains Backpacking, Rock Climbing and Whitewater Canoeing Course, 1971 When I was 17, I went on a 26-day wilderness course with North Carolina Outward Bound School. It was an all-female crew and one of the... READ MORE
By Alumna Deborah Coleman, Outdoor Educator Course, 2016 “It’s great that you like us so much, Deb, but you should buy a backpack and try hiking on your own too,” said my Outward Bound Instructor after my seventh course. You... READ MORE
It has been four months since Hurricane Irma’s storm surge slammed Southern Florida’s little town of Everglades City, and everyday life, while making tremendous strides, has not yet returned to normal. For North Carolina Outward Bound School (NCOBS), an outdoor education... READ MORE
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