In the wilderness, your best self becomes second nature.
Outward Bound Semester expeditions in the US are designed for both goal-oriented college students and individuals who are seeking clarity on their next step.
Learn alongside the best instructors in the industry as you backpack, climb, canoe, kayak, raft and sail in some of the most protected wilderness areas in the United States. Spanning from the towering peaks of the Rocky Mountains and the North Cascades; the stunning canyons and rivers in the Southwest; the pristine lakes of the Boundary Waters; and the iconic Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail.
With a focus on leadership training and an unwavering commitment to excellence, our courses prepare students for future success. Choose from over 30 unique semester expeditions offered throughout the year.
Outward Bound is accredited with the American Gap Association and is the longest running program in this elite group dedicated to providing safe, meaningful and high-caliber educational experiences to students.