NYC Outward Bound Schools hosted its 12th annual College March on Friday, Dec. 2.
In 2022, we welcomed a new CEO, celebrated our 35th year as an organization, returned to overnight programming, and much more. Scroll down to see the stories that defined our year!
The Power of Outdoor Programming Highlighted by Chalkbeat NY
Take a look at our return to overnight programming at Sharpe Reservation with several Crews of students from Leaders High School.
Three Network Schools Featured on DOE’s Great High School List
Three NYC Outward Bound schools were recognized by the NYC Department of Education as part of 21 “Great High School Options.”
Fifty NYC Schools Kick Off Second Year of Crew Initiative
Educators from public schools across the city attended the kick-off convening for our second year of Crew Initiative on Sept. 21.
Meet our 2022 Student Advisory Council
Meet NYC Outward Bound Schools’ 2022-23 Student Advisory Council.
NYC Outward Bound Schools Celebrates 35th Anniversary
From grassroots programming to a burgeoning network of public schools in all five boroughs, NYC Outward Bound Schools has grown tremendously over the past 35 years.
NYC Outward Bound Plays Key Role in Designing City’s First Hybrid School Program
A School Without Walls will incorporate Crew, place-based learning & other elements of the NYC Outward Bound approach.
2022 Gala Raises $1.18M for NYC Schools & Students
On Tuesday, May 24, NYC Outward Bound Schools celebrated its 2022 Gala, honoring Chancellor David C. Banks and Gregory Worrell.
Q&A with Gala honoree: The power of story, equity & opportunity in education
WESS senior Marcus Hopper interviewed Gala honoree and panelist Gregory Worrell, Senior Consultant: Education at Scholastic Incorporated.
Leaders’ Dana Nelson Wins 2022 R. Gaynor McCown Excellence in Teaching Award
Dana Nelson, a humanities teacher at Leaders, wins this year’s Gaynor McCown Award for Excellence in Teaching for building authentic learning experiences and fostering a student-led community at the school.
The New York Community Trust Awards Grant to Continue Crew Initiative
The New York Community Trust awarded NYC Outward Bound Schools $125,000 for its Crew Initiative.
NYC Outward Bound Schools Welcomes Vanessa Rodriguez as New CEO
NYC Outward Bound Schools has appointed Vanessa Rodriguez as CEO beginning in January 2022. Rodriguez will succeed founding CEO Richard Stopol.