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1  //  Adventurous Learning

A belief in the power and intensity of learning through adventure in the outdoors – as a means of bringing out the best in people.

2  //  Transformational Change

A deep appreciation of the balance between risk, reward and responsibility. We facilitate authentic learning through purposeful and intense experiences with real consequences and powerful, positive and memorable outcomes.

3  //  Respect and Compassion

Our Schools aim to stretch people both physically and mentally. In doing so they act with care, concern and generosity towards people and the natural environment.

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Since 1941, Outward Bound has served millions of international participants with authentic and challenging adventures in the outdoors.
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