COURSE OVERVIEW

Course Number

NTQL-371

Date

March 07, 2023 - April 25, 2023

Blue Ridge Mountains Outdoor educator

As the oldest and leading provider of wilderness education in the world, Outward Bound provides training for thousands of outdoor educators. This 50-day course is for those wanting an introduction to the outdoor education profession. By learning ‘hands-on,’ students gain a better understanding of both the technical and teaching skills to prepare them for a career in outdoor education. 

Background Reading

Here are some books that we encourage you to read as you plan for your course:

  • The Outward Bound Wilderness First-Aid Handbook by Jeff Isaac
  • Leave No Trace: A Practical Guide to the New Wilderness Ethic by Annette McGivney
  • Knots & Ropes for Climbers by Duane Raleigh and Mike Clelland
  • The Outward Bound Backpacker's Handbook by Glenn Randall
  • The Outward Bound Map & Compass Handbook by Glenn Randall