Outward Bound Netherlands is an educational charity that uses adventure and the natural environment to help young people develop important skills for school, work and life.
life skills for schools
We partner with schools to take students out of the classroom to learn about themselves. We use adventure to positively impact young people’s attitudes, skills and behaviours.More →
life skills for
We work with companies to develop their early talent and equip them with the values and behaviours needed to become more productive individuals and effective team players.More →
life skills for individuals
We offer you the opportunity to experience the classic 21-day Outward Bound programme. Develop the personal and social skills you need to succeed in life.More →
“There is more to us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for less”
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Now also in The Netherlands the Skills for Life Award: Not in the Mountains but at sea.
5-DAY LIFE SKILLS EXPEDITIONS 2017/2018
This 5-day sailing expedition is the opportunity to explore unique Dutch environments and experience fresh challenges in an intense team setting. Habits, behaviours and skills learned on this adventure will help you navigate whatever challenges lie ahead of you. Read More.
15-DAYS LIFE SKILLS EXPEDITIONS 2017/2018
Explore the Dutch Wadden Islands from the hull of a kayak; traverse the Waddenzee by foot. At every step, work as a group to overcome expedition challenges, develop a greater belief in yourself and your crew and learn why teamwork is often more important than everything else combined. Read More.