Outward Bound exists to unlock human potential. This is achieved by providing outdoor education programs through experiential learning to foster a person’s values and strengthen their life-skills. Download OBV Impact Report 2020 (PDF)
Outward Bound Hong Kong’s value chain has been built and strengthened through decades of growth. We strive to be ‘best in class’ for designing high impact programmes in Hong Kong.
The Outward Bound Trust programmes provide participants with a unique experience of adventure and learning in the wild that has proven emotional, psychological and social benefits, as well as health-related benefits. Independent research shows that the outcomes achieved during an outdoor learning programme are as a result of group interaction and challenge.
By participating on an Outward Bound course, young people develop the skills and attributes that employers look for.
How teachers benefit from accompanying their pupils on an Outward Bound course. Outward Bound Trust’s research indicates that teachers derive a range of benefits from accompanying their pupils on an Outward Bound course. This paper provides a summary of the evidence they currently have in their area.
In 2015, the Outward Bound Trust conducted a more in-depth evaluation involving a small number of apprentice programmes in order to assess the impact back in the workplace.
Young people are empowered to make positive changes in their lives and thrive in their education, their training and at work.
Outward Bound Trust conducted an evaluation of seven 5-day Outward Bound courses delivered between May 2015 and June 2016. The course objectives, as well as achieving the John Muir Award at Discovery Level, included specific environmental outcomes (such as increased respect for the environment and learning about man’s environmental impact).
The way we interact with others and the quality of our relationships with those around us forms the basis for well-being and enables us to get on successfully in life.
Qualities such as self-discipline, planning and goal-setting are necessary for the completion of any task, and it is particularly important that young people are able to develop these so that they can take greater responsibility for their learning.