Outward Bound Canada

  • Outdoor Education Centre

Outward Bound Canada’s programs use the challenges and inspiration of the natural environment to allow students to uncover their true potential. We employ adventure-oriented, 21st century learning methodologies to help students build a strong sense of self and community through active and authentic experiences that foster social competence, resilience and environmental responsibility.  As a not-for-profit charitable organization we work with groups to ensure our programs are financially accessible through our Group Access Fund we can help support your desires to get outside. 

Our outcomes include:

  • Deepen student bonding through shared challenge and adventure
  • Deepen social & emotional skills: self-efficacy, conflict resolution, problem solving and resilience through real life scenarios
  • Inspire increased compassion and empathy by creating safe space for discussing personal identity and values
  • Inspire increased compassion and empathy by creating safe space for discussing personal identity and values
  • Inspire students to approach physical and emotional challenges as vehicles for personal growth
  • Build technical skills (e.g. navigation, wilderness travel, camp-craft, paddling, etc.)
  • Gain exposure to various leadership styles including personal leadership style
  • Outward Bound Canada’s School and Group Programs (video)

 

Emphasis

Focus

This program has a particular approach or emphasis.

  • Leadership
  • Outdoor Adventure / Tripping
  • Wilderness Setting

Approach

This program focuses on:

  • Outdoor Education
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Environment Education

Format

Session Types

This program offers the following types of sessions:

  • Overnight Program

Session Timings

This program offers sessions during these parts of the year:

  • Spring (or March Break)
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter (or Winter Holidays)

Session Lengths

This program offers the following session lengths:

  • 1 Week
  • 2 Weeks
  • 3 Weeks
  • 4 Weeks
  • 5 Weeks

Community

Grades

This program offers sessions for participants in these grade ranges:

  • Elementary / Middle (Grades 6 - 8)
  • Secondary (Grades 9 - 12)
  • Other

Activities

This program offers the following activities:

  • Camping / Cookouts
  • Canoe Trips
  • Duke of Ed
  • High School Credit

Financial

Average Rate

The average rate for this program, per week, per participant.

  • $-5

Subsidy Program

This program offers subsidies. Contact them for more information.

Contact Info

location_on Address

1766 Queens Line
Minden, ON
P0C1J0

email Email

info@outwardbound.ca

phone Phone

Primary or "On Season" Number
888-688-9273

Secondary or "Off Season" Number
888-688-9273

public Website

www.outwardbound.ca