This summer, do something for yourself that will not only allow you to make memories to last a lifetime, but will also give you a much needed break to disconnect from the hectic digital world and reconnect with the natural world... and with yourself.
Research shows that taking time to shut down our devices and connect with nature and with ourselves, can have a powerful and lasting impact on our physical and mental health. Our summer adventures are the perfect way to “Get out. Look in.” and experience all that Canada has to offer.
Experience the best of Canada this summer and take on an adventure you'll remember for the rest of your life... one with the potential to even change your life.
Whether you're deciding on a career path or looking to discover your authentic self, Life Compass courses can help you figure out your direction in life. Immerse yourself wholly into a new experience in the natural world that is both restorative and empowering, and explore one of the world’s most breathtaking seascapes, all while tapping in to your own unique strengths and abilities.
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.
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!
Challenge yourself and reach new heights along this classic Alpine circuit that has beckoned climbers for centuries. Experience the journey of a lifetime all while raising funds in support of Outward Bound Canada's charitable programs.
Combining the rejuvenating qualities of a mindfulness course with a moderately
challenging backpacking hike to the headwaters of the Nepisiguit River, our new East
Coast Mindfulness experience will inspire reflection and self-discovery, leaving you more
present, relaxed and aware of who you are.
Join Outward Bound Canada as we climb Mt. Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere. Guided by Laurie Skreslet, the first Canadian to summit Everest, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to quite literally take yourself to new heights.
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.
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 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.