As a 15-year-old student at Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, Inez Vara chose to challenge herself and push outside her comfort zone on a two-week Outward Bound California expedition. Through backpacking, rappelling and rock climbing with a diverse... READ MORE
In August, we wrote a blog post about a groundbreaking environmental restoration program that Outward Bound California students and staff were taking on this summer in the High Sierra. Underwritten by the National Forest Foundation, this program restored heavily used wilderness areas... READ MORE
Linda Mornell has worked to dramatically change the lives of disadvantaged young people for the past 25 years. She began Summer Search in the Bay Area in 1990 with the idea of making summer experiential education programs possible for low-income teenagers. She was... READ MORE
Last month, long-time supporter Winn Ellis shared her inspiration to give her daughters an opportunity for self-discovery. Now Tess, her oldest, writes about how Outward Bound gave her the confidence to say ‘yes’: I was born shy. My mom and dad told me... READ MORE
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