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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.

Teen Courses

Outer Banks Sea Kayaking

Age: 16-18

Length: 8-days

Dates: 6.7.21 - 6.14.21

From tales of the Lost Colony and the Wright Brothers to Blackbeard and others, the Outer Banks are steeped in legends and history, setting the stage for an amazing experience. You and your crew will travel along the Cape Lookout National Seashore, learn to read tide charts, paddle past lighthouses and wild ponies, and camp on sandy beaches each evening. Traveling by kayak means that your crew will be carrying all of the necessary gear, food, and water needed for the entire expedition. 

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Blue Ridge Mtns. Backpacking & Rock Climbing

Length: 14-days

Ages: 14-16 

Dates: 6.8.21 - 6.21.21

In addition to learning whitewater canoeing skills, you and your crew will backpack through the Western North Carolina region which is home to hundreds of waterfalls, over a million acres of national forest, park and public land, roaring rivers, and the highest peaks in the Eastern United States.

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Blue Ridge Mtns. Backpacking & Whitewater Canoeing

Ages: 14-16 and 16-18

Length: 22 days

Dates: 6.21 - 7.12(Click the link to see all dates.)

This wilderness journey will take you deep into some of the oldest mountains in the world, over rocky mountain faces, and through racing rivers. In the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests, you and your crew will work together to make your way through lush forests, cook your own meals, set-up camp in the backcountry, navigate rushing mountain rivers by canoe, build trust belaying one another while rock climbing and learn Leave No Trace techniques to minimize your impact on the land. 

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