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Your donation changes lives

“I was really lost in my life when Outward Bound Canada came into it. I was really hoping to find myself. Actually, my biggest hope was that through the trip I would figure out who I was and what made me happy, and my strengths and my weaknesses. I not only found myself but actually, what came out, was almost everything I hoped for. And when I went back to school, I felt like I had matured in ways I didn’t even realize until later.” – Grace Cline (OBC Youth participant)

Your tax-deductible donation helps fund life-changing expeditions that give youth from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to realize their potential, develop personal growth, become environmental stewards, and build lifelong friendships.

We’re committed to ensuring that every dollar invested in our programs leads to tangible results. Our proven methods and success stories show that our investments yield a high return and measurable impact outcomes. Every year, we see tangible results and at least 70 – 80% of participants show increases in the following areas:

  • Resilience
  • Self Confidence
  • Social Competence
  • Compassion
  • Environmental Responsibility

Read our 2023 Impact Report to learn about how your donation changes lives.

Ways to donate


Empower youth now, for transformative journeys.
Donate now


With a monthly gift, you help OBC to plan ahead and ensure that we can support youth throughout the year. With ongoing funding, we can reduce waiting times and ensure more young people have the opportunity to embark on life-changing adventures without delay.
Become a monthly donor


Gifts of Securities

Maximize your tax benefit by donating publicly listed securities!

Since gifts of securities come from assets rather than income, they receive a more favourable tax treatment. By making a donation of equities, bonds and/or mutual fund units to Outward Bound, your taxable capital gain is eliminated.

Learn more about donating securities


A powerful way to honour your significant person.
Donate in honour or memory


Leave a legacy that echoes through time. Your planned donation ensures the spirit of adventure lives on, shaping the futures of generations to come.
Learn more about leaving a legacy

 To learn more contact us at giving@outwardbound.ca

Your Impact Empowering Youth Through Adventures in Nature
Parent Testimonial The impact on my son
Youth Testimonials This Experience changed my life

Our Participants Report

Backpack-Icon-graphic 70% Increased resiliency
Compass-Icon-graphic 77% Increased leadership
Fire-Icon-graphic 70% Increased compassion
Tent-Icon-graphic 90% Want to do another Outward Bound course

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