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
By Ryan Wilusz Staff Writer, Morganton News Herald He looks behind him and then straight ahead — not a soul in sight. He sits on the ground all alone, with a couple quarts of water and a tin can of... READ MORE
Title: Lead Instructor, Course Director, Whitewater Paddling Specialist Years with North Carolina Outward Bound (NCOBS): 5 What inspired you to become an Outward Bound instructor? Did you know before you went on your Instructor Development Course? I started my first year at NCOBS... READ MORE
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