Have the unique experience of paddling the Nahanni River, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that attracts visitors from around the world for its spectacular scenery. Outward Bound Canada’s Reach Beyond Fundraising Expeditions are a unique opportunity for you to achieve something incredible while making a difference.
This is a perfect option for B.C. students ages 15 to 17 who are looking to complete their Duke of Edinburgh Award Gold or Silver Adventurous Journey in one go! Paddle for 5 days in one of the world's most stunning and unforgettable landscapes. Learn new skills and develop friendships and perspectives that will last a lifetime!
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.
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.
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.
Learn how to paddle whitewater while discovering who you are and learning how to make powerful choices, and how to work with others in order to overcome challenges and achieve success.
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.
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.
Boys today often do not experience a clear right 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 course helps youth at risk to develop healthier relationships at school, in their home life, with their peers and within their community. You will achieve more than you ever thought possible and emerge more confident, resilient and motivated!
You and your group will set challenging goals and learn what it takes to reach them. You’ll have learned how to grow from challenges that you encounter and you may discover something unexpected about yourself along the way.
This course is designed to give you a model for approaching uncertain or intense situations with confidence and from a position of leadership – whether the circumstances are physically, mentally, or emotionally difficult.
Travelling long distances through the mountains will require you to rely on one another and to cooperate; canoeing will teach you how to work with your group, and take charge where needed. In the end, you will walk away feeling that you are capable of anything.
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 process model.
The course is designed to help adults who are seeking greater clarity – perhaps in times of challenge and transition – who need space to reflect on their lives or who want to learn or deepen a meditation practice, or who simply want to walk their own path more deeply.
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.
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.
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, paddle, camp, explore who you are and challenge yourself all right within Vancouver.
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.
This is a perfect option for B.C. students ages 15 to 17 who are looking to complete their Duke of Edinburgh Award Gold or Silver Adventurous Journey in one go! Hike for 5 days in one of the world's most stunning and unforgettable landscapes. Learn new skills and develop friendships and perspectives that will last a lifetime!
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.
This course takes traditional mindfulness practices and blend 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 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 course, guiding a dog-sled team will teach you effective communication and team work while snowshoeing and winter camping will teach you how to push your boundaries, when to slow down and take care of yourself and when to rely on others.
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.