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That trip was the single most challenging thing I had done until that point in my life. I came out of it a more honest and patient person. Now I make a priority of recreating that sense of challenge so I can be a better person to myself, my friends and family and my community. I owe you so much. Thank you for helping to create the better person I am today.

- - Cisca, Youth Participant

Get Out. Look in.

Since 1969, Outward Bound Canada has inspired over 150,000 participants to discover their true potential and contribute to a better, bolder, more compassionate and resilient society. A registered charity, OBC provides challenging and experiential adventures in the outdoors that develop self-respect, awareness of others, interpersonal skills, and a sense of accomplishment. With many Canadian youth struggling to thrive in an unpredictable and changing world, OBC is committed to helping them change the trajectory of their lives.

Our reports aim to update you – our donors, alumni, and friends – on the progress we’ve made, the lives we’ve impacted, and our ability to achieve what we set out to do. To learn more about why we do what we do and our social impact, read our most recent Annual Report.

13,175 Student Program Days in 2019
179 Programs run in 2019
2,269 Participants in 2019
44% of all students recieved funding
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