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Navigator – Success backed up by Research

May 07, 2018 4:05PM

Posted by Caroline Bowman and Michael Peoples Recently, 28 young people from a variety of backgrounds and geographical locations converged on Outward Bound Australia’s National Campus to take part in the Navigator 12-day adventure for 15 – 17 year-olds. Whilst they learnt about navigating through the wilderness, what these young people at the start of […]

Navigator – Australian Alps – April 2018

April 16, 2018 3:22PM

12 days 28 adventurers 4 instructors Let’s GO!! Welcome all to the Navigator – Australian Alps blog for these April holidays. We are super excited to have two teams of 14 young adventurers set to go on their 12 day challenge through the spectacular Namadgi National Park. Everyone is settling in and getting to know […]

Young Explorer – Australian Alps – April 2018

April 16, 2018 11:13AM

Adventure awaits!! It’s Day 1 and we have just met our brilliant team members. Everyone is excited to be here and take part in a fantastic week. Stay tuned as we try and get you the very best reports from the team on how they are going, what are their biggest successes and what adventures […]

Rainforest Navigator, Spring 2017 – Youth Development Program

September 20, 2017 4:25PM

Welcome to the Blog for our Spring Rainforest Navigator Program which is starting this weekend on Saturday 23 September from our beautiful Northern Rivers Base, just outside of Uki, NSW. Follow our 16 participants as they undertake a remarkable and challenging journey alongside our rivers, through national parks and heritage listed rainforest areas.  In these […]

One minute with Regional Operations Manager – Damon Croke

May 22, 2018 1:58PM

1. What got you into outdoor education? I started in Outdoor Education later in life. I was approaching my 30’s and looking for something with a bit more meaning than “working for the weekend”. Beginning at Outward Bound I originally thought it was more about activities but soon learned that Outdoor Education had a lot […]

Navigator – South West – April 2018

April 20, 2018 3:37PM

Welcome to the Navigator – South West blog for these April holidays. We have 12 days of adventure ahead through the stunning D’Entrecasteaux National Park with 7 amazing explores. Everyone is sett...

Summer Rainforest Young Explorer January 2018

December 14, 2017 9:14AM

Outward Bound Australia is very excited to welcome you to our Young Explorer Program – a unique Youth Expedition for participants aged between 12 and 14 years. On Program we have children from V...

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Rainforest Navigator September 2016

Rainforest Navigator September 2016 | Youth Development Program Welcome to the Blog for our Rainforest Navigator program.  Here you will f...

National Youth Science Forum 2016

Welcome to the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) blog for 2016. It is day 4 of the program today which means the kick-off of the Outward B...

Scenic Rim To River June 2016

Day 1 It has been another great start to our winter adult program, operating from Outward Bound Australia’s Northern NSW operational a...

Rainforest Navigator June 2016

Day 1 Outward Bound Australia’s winter Navigator program has got off to a flying start at our picturesque Northern NSW operational area. T...

South West Navigator April 2016

Day 1 – 2 As each participant arrived to form this new group of navigators there were plenty of hugs and smiles to say goodbye to love...

Australian Alps Navigator April 2016

Day 1 Welcome to the blog for the Australian Alps Navigator, April, 2016. After all meeting at our National Base in Tharwa, participants wer...

Family 2016

Day 1 The Rainforest Family program has started at Outward Bound Australia’s Northern NSW operational area on a clear sunny day. For our 8...

Australian Alps Navigator

Day 1 Welcome to our Australian Alps Navigators! It has been a hot start to program but this has not stopped this adventurous group from get...

Rainforest Navigator

Days 1-2 What a great start to the program! Sixteen participants from various parts of Australia arrived on the Gold Coast for the beginning...

Snowy River Navigator

Day 1 & 2 Our Snowy River Navigator participants are already into Day 3 of their program! After meeting at Bairnsdale the group drove 1...

Summit to Sea 2016

Day 1 It’s been a great start to Summit To Sea 2016! All participants arrived safely and were greeted with a cooler change in weather and ...

Learning New Life Skills

My Outward Bound Adventure By Edward Rooke To be honest, I had no clue about what to expect on the Outward Bound Australia‘s Navigator Cou...