Outward Bound Australia

School Holiday Programs

Emerge beyond your tent

School holiday programs like no other!

School holiday programs with Outward Bound Australia are far beyond a recreational experience. Our programs focus on personal development and family connections. Participants experience challenge and fun, while our expert Instructors dare everyone to realise there is more in them than they currently know.

Do you want to do more than follow a timetable every day? Do you want to challenge yourself to be the best person you can create?

The natural environment and peak activities will guide participants in developing their resilience, confidence and self-belief, self-awareness and self-management, and compassion and empathy. Are you ready to wake up to a new location every morning, and face the day with a new team of friends from all over the country?

Outward Bound Australia have a range of school holiday programs for you. We have two Youth programs for adolescents and teenagers aged 12-14 and 15-17 years-old. Our Family program is for one adult and one youth in school Years 5-12. Book your next adventure with us today!

For ages 12-14 years

This 5-day program encourages young adolescents to explore their potential through challenge and adventure, supported by our expert Instructors. Activities may include High Ropes, Raft-Building, Orienteering, and Hiking. Outward Bound programs help young people re-connect with what is real and important in their lives.

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One youth and parent

Strengthen important family relationships with a bonding experience you’ll never forget! Our 5-day family program encourages participants to support one another and connect through dialogue, personal reflection, working together and creating fantastic life-long memories. This is a rare opportunity to see your family in a whole new light.

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For ages 15-17 years

Personal development for teenagers! Get a head start by adding an Outward Bound certificate to your resume. Navigator is a 12-day personal development experience. It is full of adventure, wilderness, new friends and fun, whilst discovering and developing your potential. You will learn things about yourself you never will in a classroom.

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For ages 16-25 years

The NAIDOC 2021 theme is Heal Country! It calls for all of us to to embrace First Nations’ cultural knowledge and understanding of Country as part of Australia’s national heritage and equally respect the culture and values of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders as they do the cultures and values of all Australians. This 5-day program suits the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold Residential Project.

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Are you 18 years or older? Don’t let the kids have all the fun; join one of our adult programs!
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