Stories

Stories

Writing a fundraising letter

Writing a fundraising letter

If you're writing letters to local clubs to support your fundraising, look no further for some inspiration. Written by one of our amazing alumni, it's full of great ideas for crafting your own fundraising letters. Read more

Tayla's Outward Bound Classic experience

Tayla's Outward Bound Classic experience

Want to know what it's really like on an Outward Bound Classic course? Hear it from Tayla, who shares an epic tale of her sailing adventure. Read more

Q&A with an Outward Bound Champion

Q&A with an Outward Bound Champion

After her course, Anna Erwood set a goal of raising $500 to contribute to another students OB course fee. She signed up for our OB Champions programme and decided to tackle the Orewa Beach Half Marathon as her challenge. Read more

Sarah Walker - BMX Silver Medal winner and Outward Bound alumna

Sarah Walker - BMX Silver Medal winner and Outward Bound alumna

Sarah Walker discusses her passion for BMX and how her experience at Outward Bound aided her in her Olympic dreams. Read more

James shares his Professional Course experience

James shares his Professional Course experience

James' Professional Development Course showed him the importance of stepping back and letting others take responsibility. Read more

From Anakiwa to the Atlantic

From Anakiwa to the Atlantic

Kris Ward, Batten 602, was awarded a scholarship for a Classic course in 2015. Two and a half years on, he's smashed the goals he set on his course and is currently sailing across the Atlantic living his dream! Read more

Meet our facilitator Kathy Tracey

Meet our facilitator Kathy Tracey

OB Professional facilitator Kathy Tracey gives us her thoughts on what it takes to be epic leader Read more