Did You Attend One of Our Schools?

If you attended one of NYC Outward Bound's schools and have since graduated high school, then you are a school alum of NYC Outward Bound Schools. The easiest way to stay connected to what's happening in our schools is to subscribe to our e-newsletter.

Because our schools are still so new, we do not yet have a large group of school graduates, nor many resources for organizing alumni. We are, however, very interested in hearing your thoughts on how we can help our alumni, and how you would like to continue being involved with NYC Outward Bound Schools. We are particularly interested in hearing from graduates who may be interested in starting an alumni chapter for your school.

To give us your feedback, click here:  Tell us your name, what school you attended, what year you graduated, your email address, and any questions or great ideas that you may have. We are excited to hear from you!

You can also join the NYC Outward Bound Schools' Facebook Page, where you can find dozens of other alumni. Once you join, invite your friends who graduated from your school to join it too!

Did You Participate in One of Our Programs?

Even if you didn’t attend an NYC Outward Bound school, but you did participate in one of our programs, you are still an NYC Outward Bound alum and we hope you’ll become a fan of our Facebook page, where you can connect with other friends and fans; subscribe to our enewsletter and email list; and enjoy our public climbs at our 5-story climbing wall in Long Island City.

“NYC Outward Bound is…defying the lie, defying the myth, defying the stereotypes about what children can and cannot do.”
—Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education

"I regard it as the foremost task of education to insure the survival of these qualities: an enterprising curiosity, an undefeatable spirit, tenacity in pursuit, readiness for sensible self- denial, and above all, compassion."
—Kurt Hahn, Founder, Outward Bound

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    Launch Students protest gun violence in school walkout June 8, 2018

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    Creating Work that Matters: Transforming the Classroom through Student Action June 8, 2018

    In this EdWeek post, WHEELS teacher Anthony Voulgarides and two of his twelfth-grade English Language Arts students, Ahlenne and Hamlet, talk about creating work that matters, in and out of the classroom.


VIDEO: Alumna Michelle Allen

Alumna Michelle Allen presented President Richard Stopol with our Expeditioner's Award for his 25 years in leading our organization. Alumna was a student in our early Project Discovery program at South Bronx High School and is now the principal of the award-winning Icahn Charter School 4 in the South Bronx.

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