Custom Group Programs - Outward Bound Canada Outward Bound Canada


Through our impactful groups programs, Outward Bound Canada works with you and your community to design tailored programming that will not only help you deliver on your key objectives, but is also proven to help deepen your participants’ connection to self, others and the natural world. We offer a variety of customized services to suit your distinct needs, including access to a dedicated groups admissions team, information sessions for participants, parent presentations, High School Credit options, and more. See below for more information on some of our most popular offerings for groups of eight or larger.

Custom School and Youth Group Expeditions

Custom school and youth group expeditions are developed based on the needs, goals and objectives of your school/organization and students. Programs can be offered year-round, coast to coast as either stand-alone or integrated as an urban to wilderness semester program. Value added options for custom school and youth group expeditions include: High School Credit, Duke of Edinburgh's Award, Wilderness First-Aid Certification, or Outdoor Council of Canada Certification.

Flat rates range from:

2 to 32-day expeditions » $2,500 - $55,00 + tax
15-day integrated program » $32,000 + tax

Summer Contract Courses

Summer contract course options are available coast to coast to coast. Choose from a wide selection of Outward Bound Canada’s existing summer course offerings ranging from 5 to 32 days in length in either urban or wilderness settings for 8 to 12 participants per course. Value added options for custom contract courses include: High School Credit or Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

Flat rates range from:

5 to 32-day expeditions » $5,000 - $48,000 + tax

Professional Development Opportunities

We work with you to custom design a program based on your group’s specific goals and objectives. We can help you to enhance leadership, develop a high-performing team, create a climate conducive to innovation, and reinforce ongoing learning initiatives. Value added options for professional development expeditions include: Teachers' Professional Development, Corporate Team Retreats, Wilderness First-Aid Certification – WMA, or an Outdoor Council of Canada Certification.

Flat rates range from:

2-day overnight educators course » $4,000 + tax
2 to 32-day corporate retreats » fees based on overall course design

To create a program that works for you and your organization,
please contact our Groups Program Manager at,
or call us at 1.888.OUTWARD (688.9273) Ext. 224