My Course Stories

My Course Stories

Living in the moment- Chelsea's Masters Course

Living in the moment- Chelsea's Masters Course

Learning to deal with the unexpected is a skill. Read about how Chelsea learnt to live in the moment. Read more

Becoming a leader at Outward Bound

Becoming a leader at Outward Bound

Leadership isn't always about leading a team from the front. Read about the different experiences these watchmates have had of leadership at Anakiwa and the impact it's made on their day-to-day. Read more

The support of whanau

The support of whanau

Mike Moka tells us about the challenges he faced at OB and how he overcame them. Read more

Sarah's story - the power of self-belief

Sarah's story - the power of self-belief

At Outward Bound, we give you the opportunity to write a letter to yourself during your solo - a time of intense reflection in perfect solitude. Sarah's letter is powerful, emotional and if you've ever wondered about taking up the OB challenge, be warned, Sarah's account will have you signed up in no time. Read more

Graeme's Discovery Masters Course

Graeme's Discovery Masters Course

In today’s society it’s not only difficult to find the time, but also the environment to reflect on life and discover your true identity. That’s why, when the opportunity arose for Graeme Mead to attend the Discovery Masters course, he grabbed it with both hands. Read more

Fulfilling a dream - Shirley's Masters Course

Fulfilling a dream - Shirley's Masters Course

After 35 years of thinking about OB, Shirley finally took on the challenge of a 21 day course. Read more about her journey. Read more

Storm Uru - Olympian and OB alumnus

Storm Uru - Olympian and OB alumnus

Storm Uru discusses his Outward Bound experience and where it has led him in life. Read more