Category: Outward Bound

Sisu: Finnish for “Life-Force”

The leadership course through Outward Bound was jam-packed with lessons and adventure — hiking, rock climbing, camping, kayaking, and more. But as the students finished up their sea kayaking expedition on Lake Superior, Outward Bound still had a few exciting things planned before we could graduate from…

Kayaking on Mighty Lake Superior

When one is preparing for a two-week sea kayaking expedition, many thoughts dance through the mind — anticipation, fear of the unknown, pure excitment, uncertainty about the fickleness of Mother Nature, and a confidence known only to the adventurous. As the 2014 Gap Experience class geared…

Our First Week

Hello Friends and Family! We successfully completed our first week here at Outward Bound in Northern Minnesota. The leadership course put on through Outward Bound saw us jump right in to the wilderness for some rock climbing and hiking. There were bugs, mud, and rain almost…