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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.

Middle School Courses

Florida Canoeing

Length: 9 days

Ages: 12-13

Dates: 7/7/18 - 7/15/18

This course is designed for younger teenagers with a thirst for adventure and a desire to grow into the best versions of themselves. Explore the central rivers of Florida by canoeing, traveling with all of the food and gear needed for all of your days of outdoor travel. 

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Adult Courses

Blue Ridge Mtns Backpacking and Rock Climbing

Ages: 18+    Length: 14-days   Dates: 7/24/18 - 8/6/18

Ages: 18+    Length: 8-days      Dates: 7/31/18 - 8/7/18

On this expedition, backpack in the misty, cool, Blue Ridge Mountains. Breaking up those days on the trail will be time spent climbing rock faces, or rappelling down them. In addition to gaining experience traveling in some of the oldest mountains in the world, participants will build upon their confidence and leadership skills, meet people from all over the country and work with their team to meet daily goals. 

 

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Intercept Courses

Intercept Florida Canoeing

Length: 28-days

Ages: 14-17

Dates: 7/24/18 - 8/20/18

Intercept courses are structured wilderness expeditions that help address behaviors such as unhealthy risk-taking, low self-image and motivation, defiance and poor decision-making and school performance. Throughout the course, students will be introduced to the joys and challenges of expeditionary canoe travel, camp craft and group dynamics while traveling in the unique ecosystems of Florida’s waterways. 

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Instructor Courses

Blue Ridge Mountains Outdoor Educator

Length: 50 days

Ages: 18+

Dates: 9/1/18-10/20/18

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 setup camp in the backcountry, orienteering, rock climbing and rappelling and navigating Class I- Class III rapids. 

 

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