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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.

International Courses

Patagonia to Florida and Blue Ridge Mountains Leadership Semester

Length: 72-days

Ages: 18+

Dates: 1.20 - 3.31

Summit peaks in Patagonia; journey by river through the canopied forests and barrier islands of Florida; and complete the expedition by climbing rock faces and paddling whitewater in the lush, rolling, mountains and valleys of Western North Carolina. This semester course offers the chance to challenge yourself, practice leadership skills and foster a strong sense of personal development.

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Adult Courses

Ten Thousand Islands Sea Kayaking

Length: 6-days

Ages: 18+

Dates: 12.28.19-1.2.20

On this expedition, you will be paddling through lush mangrove tunnels in a land of contrast: between tropic and semi-tropic, land and sea and salt and fresh water. You and your crew will learn to work together to read tide charts, explore unique ecosystems, cook and set-up camp on white sandy beaches under the stars as you paddle to new areas each day. You will also learn about what makes the Ten Thousand Islands famous worldwide, the unique environmental value of the area and how we can better take care of it.

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Instructor Development Course

Outdoor Educator Course

Length: 50-days

Ages: 18+

Days: 3.9.20 - 4.27.20

As the oldest and leading provider of wilderness education in the world, Outward Bound provides comprehensive training on the fundamentals needed to become effective outdoor educators. On course, you and your crew will practice technical outdoor expedition skills, how to cook and set up camp in the backcountry, orienteering, rock climbing and rappelling, and navigating Class I-Class III rapids. You can even earn your Wilderness First Responder!

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