132-Outward Bound

Show notes

If you have been involved in the outdoors for any length of time then chances are you have heard of Outward Bound. Outward Bound has been providing eduction in the outdoors for over 70 years and they don’t just teach you about being outdoors, they also help you learn more about yourself as an individual. In this episode we talk to Helen at the National headquarters in Tharwa, on the Southern edge of Canberra city about what they do and the services they offer.

Podcast Overview

In this episode we discuss:

  • The history of Outward Bound
  • What they offer to:
    • To schools
    • To corporate
    • To individuals and families
      • Summit to Sea Program (26 days in the bush, learning and adventuring)
      • Women of courage
  • Where to you find Outward Bound in Australia (13:56)
  • Anecdotes:- I remember when….

In our next episode, episode 133, we will coming to you live from the 31km Light to Light Track on the Southern NSW coast

How to Contact Outward Bound

Here are some links to get in touch with Outward Bound:






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Tim from Australian Hiker talking with Chelsea and Helen from Outward Bound

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