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Making Good On Goals: Ten Tips For Greater Success

As the first red maples are starting to turn on the road to Homeplace, I am reminded of a summer filled with Outward Bound alumni – returning to school, work and new ambitions. With that transition comes another season of setting goals, and maybe or maybe not, achieving them. I wanted to shout out some…


Influence of Bob Pieh

I never met Bob Pieh. Some of his children attended the Voyageur Outward Bound School 50th anniversary gathering in 2014 and I saw them there, but that’s my closest connection to the person himself. There is an excellent old movie, however, featuring Bob Pieh and describing what was going on at Voyageur Outward Bound School (then…


10 Essential Canoeing Tips

I love boats. Canoes, really. They are simple. They float without fanfare. They have a history that harkens back 10,000 years to prehistoric dugout canoes, and more recently to the discovery of a well-preserved birch bark canoe dating 250 years old. There are tons of specialty canoes out there – from outrigger canoes for ocean…

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Voyageur Outward Bound School

Voyageur Outward Bound School is a Minnesota based non-profit school specializing in character development, leadership, and experiential education.

We believe in the potential of every individual. We believe that when people discover a strength of character, an aptitude for leadership and desire to serve, it has a positive impact on their lives and the lives of those around them. And that discovery has the power to make the world a better place.

As the leader in experiential and outdoor education, Voyageur Outward Bound School helps students of all ages and walks of life discover and develop a strength of character, an ability to lead and a desire to serve others…that they never knew they had.