If you would like more information about any of these programs please contact us: (720) 381-6589, [email protected].
Changing Lives Through Challenge and Discovery
At Colorado Outward Bound School, we strive to provide a wide variety of life-changing programs for students of all ages and life experiences. In 2016, 2,045 students participated in our programs, representing 21,579 student program days (SPD’s). These students attended a classic open-enrollment COBS expedition or participated in one of our custom programs for school groups and other unique populations.
Known as the 'original' Outward Bound leadership program, these expeditions take students into beautiful wilderness environments where they must dig deep and discover their hidden strengths. These courses are for students of all ages and backgrounds and teach communication and collaborative skills, confidence, self-reliance and compassion. > More.
SEMESTER & GAP YEAR
Gap Year Programs are long courses offered in remote, rugged wilderness settings that broaden students' world views while building skills in teamwork and leadership. This program is an ideal alternative for college-age students looking for something beyond the traditional classroom environment and for those who want to learn by doing. No other Outward Bound experience is as in-depth, absorbing or comprehensive as our wilderness semester courses. > More.
Pathfinder courses are a great way for young adults to pause and take a step back from all of those influencers and get to know themselves. These 30-day expeditions help students explore their strengths and values, identify future goals and create an action plan for the future. Throughout the course, you’ll participate in life coaching sessions and structured goal-setting activities that help clarify priorities, strengthen character and define a new, self-directed path. > More.
Our 50-day Instructor Development courses are designed to provide participants with the skills and experiences they need to begin a career in the outdoor experiential education industry. Outward Bound has trained many educators and offers a premier learning experience. By learning 'hands-on,' students will gain a better understanding of both the technical and teaching skills that will prepare them for an entry-level position as an outdoor or experiential education educator. > More.
COBS can custom design courses for any group - college groups, business department teams, family or non-profit organization. Developing a custom course gives you access to stunning landscapes, unique facilities, premier Instructors and a wealth of activities to choose from, both frontcountry and in the wilderness. But like any COBS course, a custom program is not just any guided expedition - we develop curriculum and activities focused on the outcomes you identify: such as leadership, community, communication or decision making. MORE>
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