Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime this summer?
In 2019, step out of your comfort zone and into the iconic Canadian wilderness with Outward Bound Canada. Explore some of the country’s most eye-catching landscapes while gaining leadership skills and confidence, and making memories that will last a lifetime (with the photos to prove it)!
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.
Book your adventure on Earth Day, April 22, and save $100 off select summer adventures!
Take on an adventure you'll remember for the rest of your life... one with the potential to even change your life.
Check out our summer adventures today and book now to take advantage of this special offer before it’s too late!
Is there anything more magical than the Maritimes in early autumn? Join us for a brand
new adventure in our 50th year, exclusively for adults and alumni ages 25 and up. Hike
routes along the Appalachian Trail, learn backpacking skills from outdoor experts, and
explore the beauty of New Brunswick in the fall, all from the comfort of a rustic cabin
nestled in the heart of breathtaking Mount Carleton Provincial Park.
Paddle your way around a stunning slice of the landmark Algonquin Park. Work with your group to take responsibility for actions and choices, and face challenges that will allow you to return home ready to take on anything.
Discover something new about yourself. Take away something inspiring and personal. Gain skills, training and unforgettable experiences that will give you the confidence to achieve even more in your life. This and much more awaits on Rocky Mountain Discovery.
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.
Explore the Bay of Fundy area by kayak and on foot while learning how to work effectively with a group, how to feel empowered in your interactions with others, and how to be a fair and powerful leader.
The word adventure is practically synonymous with the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Let this breathtaking natural landscape inspire you each day as you challenge yourself and learn more about who you are and what you have to offer. Travel the Rockies and take on new experiences that will leave a lasting imprint on your life.
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!
Sea kayaking through beautiful Clayoquot Sound is an awe-inspiring way to tackle this course. After days of paddling, exploring, camping and learning how to lead and navigate the group, you will return home ready to take charge of your life and having fully realized all that you are capable of.
Develop the classically Canadian craft of flatwater paddling on this 21-day adventure in the jaw-dropping Temagami region. Discover how to make powerful choices that lead to success, how to overcome challenges, and how there’s more in you than you know.
Learn how to paddle whitewater while discovering who you are and learning how to make powerful choices, and how to work with others in order to overcome challenges and achieve success.
Boys today often do not experience a clear rite of passage. This course is designed to help boys decide what kind of men they want to become and teach them how to take charge of their lives and realize all they are capable of.
Hiking through the breathtaking Canadian Rockies, you and your group will learn a variety of life skills, working both together and individually to meet daily goals and move forward in your journey. Your instructors will guide you and teach you how to take care of yourself in the wilderness, and you'll come away feeling accomplished after an adventure you'll never forget.
Sea kayak, surf and camp along the beautiful, clear blue waters of Vancouver Island's west coast. This stunning environment, a UNESCO biosphere reserve, is an incredible teacher and you will come away from this course having learned how to work effectively with a group, how to feel empowered in your interactions with others, and how to be a fair and powerful leader.
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.
Pushing yourself to take on a whitewater paddling expedition will teach you more than you know. By challenging yourself you will be able to return home seeing all that you are capable of and feeling empowered to make responsible decisions.
If you’re looking for a course that really allows your leadership potential to shine,
this course will have you return home ready to take an up-front role in your school,
amongst your peers or within your neighbourhood and surrounding community.