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
Being a non-profit in the Presidio has many perks–the ocean views are spectacular, lunchtime means walks along quiet trails, and getting to work with a network of wonderful companies and nonprofits in a national park is unique. One such company... READ MORE
This summer, at Outward Bound California’s High Sierra base camp in Midpines, CA, we piloted a Sustainability Program to address some of the most pressing environmental issues facing the organization. In essence, our staff wanted to practice what we preach on course–as... READ MORE
Bryan Morales, a young man who “grew up on the freeways of LA” was on the first Outdoor Educators Institute cohort in 2012. The Outdoors Educators Institute (OEI) is a Bay Area scholarship-based program that aims at diversifying outdoor education.... READ MORE
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