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FEATURED COURSES


At North Carolina Outward Bound School, we have something for every age group. 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.

Is the expedition of your dream all filled up for 2022? Sign-up for our early enrollment list for next year now. You'll receive the 2023 schedule first so that you can enroll early and have all course options available to you. 

ADULT COURSES

Sea Kayaking

Ages: 18+

Dates: 12.28.22 - 1.2.23

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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VETERANS COURSES

Backpacking & Rock Climbing

Ages: 18+

Dates: 9.24 - 9.29 and 10.15.22 - 10.20.22

Location: Blue Ridge Mountains, NC

 

Home to hundreds of waterfalls, over a million acres of national forest, park and public land, unique rock formations and the highest peaks in the Eastern United States, the Blue Ridge Mountains are a beautiful, challenging natural environment for veterans discover or rediscover their true potential. Participants backpack for four days, spend one day rock climbing and rappelling and spend one day on a high ropes obstacle course, weather permitting. 

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SEMESTER/GAP YEAR COURSES

Leadership Semester

Ages: 18+

Dates: 1.17.23 - 3.29.23

Location: Patagonia, Argentina to Everglades, Florida to Blue Ridge Mountains, NC

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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