At Voyageur Outward Bound School, we believe in the potential of every individual. We believe when people discover strength of character, an aptitude for leadership and a 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. Our mission is to change lives through challenge and discovery. We offer life-changing expeditions for everyone, regardless of social or economic status, race or gender, from struggling teens, to first generation urban youth, adults in transition or veterans integrating back into life outside of active duty.
We sat down with VOBS Staffing Director Abby Dare to learn about her VOBS journey and her reaction to receiving the Marina Ewald Award from Outward Bound USA. Q. Tell us about your background and your early VOBS career. Abby:... READ MORE
Omar “Cito” Santos-Vega, first-year instructor at VOBS Twin Cities Center, was awarded the Lt. Col. Mark Weber Service Above Self Award for leadership and outstanding service in August. Nominated by his peers, Cito is known as a team player who... READ MORE
Homeplace instructor Benji Blumenstock has received the Lt. Col. Mark Weber Service Above Self Award. He was nominated by his VOBS peers for exemplary service and dedication to Outward Bound’s mission. The award, named for the late Army Lt. Col.... READ MORE
After seven years of committed leadership, Board Chair and former Executive Director, Ted Moores passed the paddle to incoming Board Chair Cindy Holker. Over his tenure with Voyageur Outward Bound School (VOBS), Ted provided invaluable wisdom and steady leadership, most... READ MORE