This course takes traditional mindfulness practices and blends them with the classic elements of an Outward Bound course. You'll experience an unforgettable 8-day expedition on beautiful Vancouver Island, which will leave you more present, relaxed and aware of who you are, and help you feel ready to take on new paths or challenges at home.
This course is designed to help young adults figure out their direction in life - whether that’s deciding on a career path, where to live, who your true friends are, what kind of relationship you are looking for or just how to be your best self.
Take a well-deserved opportunity to unplug from the stresses of everyday life and plug in to the healing power of the natural world. Challenge yourself, get the space you need to reflect and recharge, and learn techniques that will help you gain greater clarity - and do it all against the breathtaking backdrop of the great Canadian Rockies!
If you’re looking for a course that really allows your leadership potential to shine, this course will have you return home ready to take an up-front role in your school, amongst your peers or within your neighbourhood and surrounding community.
The word adventure is practically synonymous with the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Let this breathtaking natural landscape inspire you each day as you challenge yourself and learn more about who you are and what you have to offer. Travel the Rockies and take on new experiences that will leave a lasting imprint on your life.
Explore the Bay of Fundy area by kayak and on foot while learning how to work effectively with a group, how to feel empowered in your interactions with others, and how to be a fair and powerful leader.
Whether you are thinking of a new career or expanding your training, this course
focuses on industry craft - ensuring you walk away with top-quality training in
outdoor skills and leading adventurous journeys using the Outward Bound
Internship opportunities available.
Immerse yourself wholly into a new experience in the natural world that is both restorative and empowering. Explore one of the world’s most breathtaking seascapes and take on challenges of both body and mind, exploring not only the unforgettable physical environment around you, but your own strengths and abilities as well.
This 5-day, 4 night course will introduce you to new adventures in the outdoors and start you on an inspiring journey to help you to realize all that you are capable of. Climb, canoe, camp, explore who you are and challenge yourself all right within Toronto.
Sea kayak, surf and camp along the beautiful, clear blue waters of Vancouver Island's west coast. This stunning environment, a UNESCO biosphere reserve, is an incredible teacher and you will come away from this course having learned how to work effectively with a group, how to feel empowered in your interactions with others, and how to be a fair and powerful leader.
Discover something new about yourself. Take away something inspiring and personal. Gain skills, training and unforgettable experiences that will give you the confidence to achieve even more in your life. This and much more awaits on Rocky Mountain Discovery.
Achieve a high school credit in English that will help you prepare for university, learn the skills of flatwater canoeing, an do it all in one of Ontario's most breathtaking natural landscapes.
Hike along the Fundy Footpath, exploring sandy beaches, towering rockcliffs, and old growth forests that have been around since Samuel de Champlain explored over 400 years ago! Amazing marine life – seals, seabirds, eagles, porpoises and whales – can be found in these world-renowned waters, which boast the highest tides on the planet.
Sea kayaking through beautiful Clayoquot Sound is an awe-inspiring way to tackle this course. After days of paddling, exploring, camping and learning how to lead and navigate the group, you will return home ready to take charge of your life and having fully realized all that you are capable of.
Widely considered one of the most breathtaking natural landscapes on earth, “The Land of Fire and Ice” looks like something out of a fairy tale. Black sands, steaming fissures, gleaming glaciers, and hillsides of florescent green moss… this is a land of extremes.
Journey through the world famous Bay of Fundy, hiking on some of the most incredible trails on the planet, and learn new skills on an incredible adventure that you'll remember for the rest of your life.
Voted one of the world’s seven best small islands, the Bay of Fundy's Grand Manan is nature at its best. Spectacular views, rugged coastal trails, and an abundance of marine life and migrating birds combine to form one of Canada's most unforgettable landscapes.
This 5-day, 4 night course will introduce you to new adventures in the outdoors and start you on an inspiring journey to help you to realize all that you are capable of. Climb, canoe, camp, explore who you are and challenge yourself all within the Hamilton region.
Learn how to canoe on flat water while working in a team to learn how to make powerful choices that lead to success, how to overcome significant challenges, and how to achieve more than you ever thought possible.
Paddle and portage your way around and through rapid after rapid in the historic James Bay region, while getting the leadership training and confidence to achieve more than ever when you return to your life at home.
Working with a group, taking responsibility for your choices or dealing with how your actions and attitude affect your outcomes are just some of the challenges you will face on this course, however, you will return home ready to take on anything.
Pushing yourself to take on a whitewater paddling expedition will teach you more than you know. Our goal is for you to return home seeing all that you are capable of and feeling empowered to make responsible decision.
Boys today often do not experience a clear rite of passage. This course is designed to help boys decide what kind of men they want to become and teach them how to take charge of their lives and realize all they are capable of.
This urban-based high school credit day program will be a journey that teaches you how to work effectively with a group, how to feel empowered in your interactions with others and how to lead a group. You’ll never look at Toronto the same way again.
Hiking through the breathtaking Canadian Rockies, you and your group will learn a variety of life skills, working both together and individually to meet daily goals and move forward in your journey. Your instructors will guide you and teach you how to take care of yourself in the wilderness, and you'll come away feeling accomplished after an adventure you'll never forget.
Hike for five days in one of the world's most stunning and unforgettable landscapes, while working to complete your Duke of Edinburgh's Award Bronze or Silver Adventurous Journey in one go, or your Gold practice, qualifying or Residential Project. Learn new skills and develop friendships and perspectives that will last a lifetime!
Paddle for five days in one of the world's most stunning and unforgettable landscapes, while working to complete your Duke of Edinburgh's Award Bronze or Silver Adventurous Journey in one go, or your Gold practice, qualifying or Residential Project. Learn new skills and develop friendships and perspectives that will last a lifetime!
Explore the beauty of the B.C. mainland by foot while working towards qualifying for your Duke of Edinburgh's Award Bronze or Silver Adventurous Journey, or completing your Gold practice, qualifying or Residential Project.
Travel by water along the shores of the B.C. mainland while completing your Duke of Edinburgh's Award Bronze or Silver Adventurous Journey, or your Gold practice, qualifying or Residential Project.
This WMA certification course is designed for the unique demands of remote settings, introducing you to backcountry medicine and wilderness medical protocols.
This WMA-led certification course is designed as an introduction to wilderness emergency care, the goal being to equip participants with the basic knowledge and skills to adapt first-aid techniques to the demands of wilderness locations.
This WMA certification course is designed for graduates of the Wilderness Advanced First Aid who want to continue their training and upgrade their certification to the Wilderness First Responder level.
On this expedition you have the chance to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, which, at 19,340ft, is the world’s highest freestanding mountain.Outward Bound Canada’s Reach Beyond Fundraising Expeditions are a unique opportunity for you to achieve something incredible while making a difference in the lives of others.
This March Break, celebrate Canada's 150th with an adventure at the very heart of Canadian history and heritage. Our beloved Northern Ontario Dog Sledding Journey is the perfect way to experience all the magic of a great Canadian winter!