01Oct
By: OBA Webmaster On: October 1, 2018 In: ACT, Navigator Comments: 61

Hello, and welcome to the blog for Outward Bound Australia’s Navigator program! This blog will follow the adventure of the October 2018 program. Throughout the program, check back each day for updates on what is happening. Like what you see? Proud of your young person? Leave a message in the...

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01Oct
By: OBA Webmaster On: October 1, 2018 In: Young Explorer Comments: 35

Hello, and welcome to the blog for Outward Bound Australia’s Young Explorer program! This blog will follow the adventure of the October 2018 program. Throughout the program, check back each day for updates on what is happening. Like what you see? Proud of your young person? Leave a message in...

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01Oct
By: OBA Webmaster On: October 1, 2018 In: Education, WA Comments: 0

Guest Blogger: Mark ‘Shrimpy’ Shrimpton Mark Shrimpton began his Outdoor Education career obtaining a Bachelor of Education in Outdoor / Physical Education) from Liverpool John Moore University, UK in 1982. Since then he has pursued a 36-year career working internationally as a school teacher and deputy principal; instructor/coach/adventure guide;...

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26Sep
By: OBA Webmaster On: September 26, 2018 In: Leadership Comments: 0

Welcome to the blog for the Tweed Young Environmental Leaders Program 2019! What an exciting opportunity for these intrepid young leaders.  This is an incredible opportunity funded by the Tweed Shire Council, for young leaders to learn, share and connect with other Year 10 students in the Tweed who...

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24Sep
By: OBA Webmaster On: September 24, 2018 In: Navigator Comments: 22

Welcome all to the Navigator – Rainforest blog for these September holidays.  This blog will follow these intrepid Navigator’s news over the next 12 days. Not your conventional school holiday on the couch that is for sure! We will endeavor to post something everyday, however there will sometimes be...

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18Sep
By: OBA Webmaster On: September 18, 2018 In: Outward Bounder Comments: 0

Laura Marshall is a former Outward Bound Australia staff member (2004 to 2012). Laura now lives in Canberra, ACT, where she works as a secondary school teacher. Laura is also an ultra-endurance athlete who in between 29th September and 9th October 2018 will attempt to become the very FIRST...

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13Sep
By: OBA Webmaster On: September 13, 2018 In: History Comments: 3

At the recent Outward Bound Asia Pacific Symposium in Hong Kong, Outward Bounder Col Bolton was invited to share his life journey as an outdoor educator and adventurer. For a number of years Col worked at the Outward Bound Australia, Fisherman’s Point campus. Col currently resides in Hong Kong...

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30Aug
By: OBA Webmaster On: August 30, 2018 In: Training Comments: 0

8 years ago Jennie was a young person on an Outward Bound program thanks to the support of her local Lions Club. Describing the experience as a “big reality check” and “hating the first three days” Jennie realized during her own Outward Bound journey that she had ultimate control...

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30Aug
By: OBA Webmaster On: August 30, 2018 In: Adult Adventures Comments: 0

Have you ever been caught Googling your next adventure at work? Looking out the window at your university lecture day dreaming of going hiking on the weekend? Want to push the boundaries of what you think you can do in the wild? Chuck down that pen, turn off the...

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24Aug
By: OBA Webmaster On: August 24, 2018 In: Leadership Comments: 0

Insights from Zoë Routh Zoë is on a mission to encourage big thinkers with big hearts to make a big difference. She is passionate about showing leaders how to challenge limitations so they can live and lead with boundless energy, confidence, and conviction. With over 30 years experience developing...

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30Jul
By: OBA Webmaster On: July 30, 2018 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Recently starting her career as a teacher, Rearne Bray looks back on her Summit to Sea adventure in Team Watson from the start of this year. Thanks to Rearne for the photos. In your own words what is Summit to Sea? Summit to Sea is an opportunity like no other. It...

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18Jul
By: OBA Webmaster On: July 18, 2018 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

“We have a strong commitment to living up to our environmental ethos. Ensuring that wherever possible, we make the earth a better place. We believe the small acts of environmental regeneration in our own backyard can have huge flow on effects for the health of the planet.” Ingrid Neumann –...

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