Like the urban Outward Bound program
, providing students with this tool to use at home and at school anytime they're ready is the seed in middle school that faculty know will grow into a kind of independence they feel charged with providing for WA students.
Without doubt, the Outward Bound program
created conditions through which hundreds of young people gained the confidence and self-esteem that enabled them to lead extraordinarily diverse and meaningful lives.
Part of the nationally renowned Outward Bound program
, Reach for a Mountain is a joint venture by several agencies, including the Department of Children Services, Systems of Care, and the Probation and Sheriff's departments.
And although the application assures you that any person in average physical condition can tackle an Outward Bound program
, I had my doubts.
However, the Hurricane Island school, based in Rockland, Maine, was founded in 1964 and the Outward Bound program
- the name of which was taken from a seafaring metaphor suggesting a journey into a wider world goes back to the early 1940s.
Each Outward Bound program
emphasizes personal growth through experience and challenge and facilitates self-reliance, responsibility, teamwork, confidence, compassion, and environmental and community stewardship.
A legendary mountain climber and environmentalist, he also helped to establish the first American Outward Bound Program
and founded the Wildlife Education Association.
Most of the school teachers and headmasters were trained in Great Britain and exposed to the British Scouting Movement and to Outward Bound programs