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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…

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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…

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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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We Are Always Outward Bound

In my family, Outward Bound is a rite of passage. Growing up, Outward Bound was always brought up in conversations because that is how my parents met and it brought them into a community that is made up of people who are passionate about the wilderness and outdoor education. My parents raised my siblings and I…