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A New Year’s Expedition to the Everglades

Thirteen students from across the NYC Outward Bound network participated in an epic expedition to the Everglades over winter break.

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Why can’t school be more like an Outward Bound course?

President Emeritus Richard Stopol asks the question: Why can’t school be more like an Outward Bound course?

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Read our 2023 Impact Report

Our 2023 Impact Report is a celebration of our new three-year strategic plan, which is grounded in our vision that all NYC students engage in immersive, equitable and joyful learning that prepares them to thrive.

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Going Beyond Limits >

President Emeritus Richard Stopol reflects on running the NYC marathon as an Achilles International volunteer — an opportunity made possible by the late Dick Traum, a longtime member of NYC Outward Bound’s Advisory Council.

A New Year’s Expedition to the Everglades >

Thirteen students from across the NYC Outward Bound network participated in an epic expedition to the Everglades over winter break.

Network Educators Bring Expertise to EL National Conference >

NYC Outward Bound schools’ leaders, educators and students led a variety of workshops on different topics at the annual EL Education National Conference this month.

Hundreds of High School Seniors March Toward Bright Futures >

Nearly 1,000 high school seniors from nine NYC Outward Bound schools across the city participated in the 13th annual College and Career March — reimagined to better encompass all postsecondary pathways that students choose.

Board Member & Alum Named to Crain’s 40 Under 40 >

Quemuel Arroyo, a member of our Board of Directors and an alum of James Baldwin, a NYC Outward Bound school, was named to Crain’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2023.

Why can’t school be more like an Outward Bound course? >

President Emeritus Richard Stopol asks the question: Why can’t school be more like an Outward Bound course?

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Meet our 2023 NYC Marathon Runners >

Five athletes are running the TCS New York City Marathon in support of Team NYC Outward Bound Schools this year.

Read our 2023 Impact Report >

Our 2023 Impact Report is a celebration of our new three-year strategic plan, which is grounded in our vision that all NYC students engage in immersive, equitable and joyful learning that prepares them to thrive.

A School Without Walls Opens its Doors as a NYC Public School >

A School Without Walls utilizes a student-driven curriculum — combining individual “passion projects,” real world learning and community-facing action.

Two seniors awarded UNCF Gray Foundation scholarships to attend HBCUs >

West End Secondary grad Jana Pollard and Kurt Hahn grad Ramat Olasunkanmi were selected to be part of the inaugural cohort of UNCF Gray NYC Scholars.