15Apr
By: OBA Webmaster On: April 15, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 6

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 loved ones. Once a brief silly game had been played and names exchanged they got straight into their gear issue. They then transferred...

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15Apr
By: OBA Webmaster On: April 15, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 7

Day 1 Welcome to the blog for the Australian Alps Navigator, April, 2016. After all meeting at our National Base in Tharwa, participants were transported to our Snowy River base. Both groups arrived onto the circuit and were at their campsites by early evening. Participants have been split into...

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By: OBA Webmaster On: April 4, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

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 families, we will have a taste of the best of what we have to offer in our area – Clarrie Hall Dam, Mt Jerusalem Walls...

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By: OBA Webmaster On: January 12, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 3

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 getting into the full swing of this program. After initial introductions and an expectation session, participants were invited to help raise the Blue Peter...

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12Jan
By: OBA Webmaster On: January 12, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 12

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 of their Rainforest Navigator at Outward Bound Australia’s northern NSW operational base. It was straight into meeting and finding out a bit more about each...

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12Jan
By: OBA Webmaster On: January 12, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Day 1 & 2 Our Snowy River Navigator participants are already into Day 3 of their program! After meeting at Bairnsdale the group drove 1½ hours before beginning their wilderness journey. They had their first meal, sorted their gear and then got into some initial activities. Coming out of...

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06Jan
By: OBA Webmaster On: January 6, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 17

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 even some welcome rain. After an initial meet and greet over lunch, participants were split into two groups to begin their Summit journey....

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By: OBA Webmaster On: December 1, 2015 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

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 Course I undertook in Autumn 2013, but when I walked onto that bus I knew this was the beginning of a wild and exciting experience....

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18Nov
By: OBA Webmaster On: November 18, 2015 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Local Jindabyne girl, Tolina Davis, recently took part in Outward Bound, an outdoor education experience aimed at taking young people on a physical and mental journey of discovery and personal growth. Tolina is a 16-year-old student at Snowy Mountains Grammar School. Having heard about the program in the school...

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01Oct
By: OBA Webmaster On: October 1, 2015 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Day 1 It was a  late afternoon arrival for the newly formed team so they got straight into getting their gear and learning the ins and outs of camping with Outward bound. They settled into camp well and although there are still some nerves, there are also laughs as...

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24Sep
By: OBA Webmaster On: September 24, 2015 In: Uncategorized Comments: 1

Day 1 It’s taken a few days for this blog to arrive but our Spring Snowy River Navigator crew is well under away! After being collected from Bairnsdale Railway Station, they immediately entered the wonderful wilderness of the Snowy River region. One of their first challenges was the Giant...

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23Sep
By: OBA Webmaster On: September 23, 2015 In: Uncategorized Comments: 12

Day  1 The Spring Australian Alps Navigator has commenced! All participants arrived safely from various parts of the eastern side of Australia. After initial welcomes and introductions, including an expectations session and the significant ceremony of raising the Blue Peter Flag, participants spent the remainder of the day being...

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