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Did you know Outward Bound accepts AmeriCorps Education Awards?

Find yourself on an Outward Bound expedition focused on leadership, outdoor education and teamwork, strengthening the skills learned during your time with AmeriCorps or explore AmeriCorps programs to apply educational credits toward future Outward Bound courses.

http://www.outwardbound.org/classic/americorps-education-awards/
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Truly amazing!!! I am still touched by my OB journey in the North Cascades almost three summers ago.
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Summer planning and enrollment is well underway at Outward Bound! Our basecamps are mapping out expeditions that traverse some of the most remote, rugged and enriching wilderness and seas. Enroll now to ensure your spot on a summer crew. Click on the link below to see what we offer this summer. 
"Let us go forth, the tellers of tales, and seize whatever prey the heart long for, and have no fear. Everything exists, everything is true, and the earth is only a little dust under our feet." –W.B. Yeats. Since its first course for the Peace Corps in 1961, Outward Bound in the United States ...
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Experience learning outside the walls of a classroom on an Outward Bound Gap Year/Semester expedition!
This article originally appeared in Inside Higher Ed. Over the next few weeks, students around the country will receive offers of admission to colleges and universities. But before students jump online and accept an offer, I have one piece of advice for them: They might be better off not going...
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A Spring Break expedition with Outward Bound is a chance to break away – not to Bermuda sands – but to swaying pines, a crew of fellow adventurers, a crackling campfire - and new challenges and opportunities for growth. Check out our top 10 reasons an expedition with Outward Bound is not your average spring break - there's still time to get on course!
A Spring Break expedition with Outward Bound is more than just camping outdoors. It is a chance to break away – not to Bermuda sands – but to swaying pines, a crew of fellow adventurers, a crackling campfire - and new challenges and opportunities for growth.
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"Paddle, Camp, and Repeat. Live for weeks in the Great North." Our Boundary Waters Canoeing expedition is featured as a ‪#‎RareEarth‬ destination on The Gear Junkie! Read about this and other Rare Earth adventures at the link below.
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"As a rising high school senior, Bailee would be heading to college soon, and she was ready for a lesson in independence, self sufficiency and challenge."

Read about one high school senior's experience as she embarked on an Outward Bound Sailing Expedition the summer before college.
As a rising high school senior, Bailee would be heading to college soon, and she was ready for a lesson in independence, self sufficiency and challenge.
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“As a family we knew we needed help. Communication was starting to break down, and we were watching Dylan’s decision-making process and going “whoa.’” Read about a family's experience with our program for Struggling Teens & Young Adults.
“As a family we knew we needed help,” recounts Kjerstin Klein, mother of an Outward Bound Struggling Teen graduate. “Communication was starting to break down.
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According to USA TODAY​, we are officially an "Instagram-worthy spring break destination!" The fine print? You'll have to post to your Instagram after course, since our expeditions help you unplug from technology and reconnect with nature and your experience.
Let’s be honest. One of the best parts about going on vacation is showing off your travels to your photo-thirsty Instagram followers.
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Congrats to Justin “Trauma” Lichter and Shawn “Pepper” Forry who completed the first ever winter thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. So psyched for them both and lucky to have Shawn back at Outward Bound California​ in time for our summer season!
By mid-November, Shawn Forry and Justin Lichter had made covered more than 600 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail when their trip nearly ground to a halt in northern Oregon.
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Did you know Outward Bound offers a special program for struggling teens & young adults? Read some of our compassion-based and Instructor-approved strategies for communicating with your teen.
Instructor-Approved Teen Communication Strategies. Tips for working with troubled teens. On an Outward Bound Struggling Teens & Young Adults expedition, a strong sense of community is crucial to the group's success. In order to elicit productive, positive behavior among this often-resistant ...
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Outward Bound is a non-profit organization that serves people of all ages and backgrounds through challenging learning expeditions that focus on character development, leadership and service. Find more info at www.outwardbound.org.