Northwest Outward Bound School

A nonprofit organization

1 donor

For nearly 60 years, Northwest Outward Bound School has provided experiential outdoor education for tens of thousands of middle and high school students in the Pacific NW. Our programs provide a unique and supportive environment for young people to develop their leadership skills and connect to themselves, others, and the natural world. Northwest Outward Bound School is a nonprofit educational organization providing social-emotional development through adventure and discovery. Our educational approach encourages students to build confidence, compassion, and meaningful connections through team-building and character-development activities. We aim to inspire bold futures by offering opportunities for today's students to pursue a life of purpose, impact, and compassion.

Our mission is to change lives and communities through challenge and discovery. Our vision is a more just and connected society that we shape by using outdoor education to cultivate personal resilience and community engagement. Our ambition is to build a school that is deeply connected with the communities we serve, provides culturally relevant programming, and takes bold and authentic actions on equity, inclusion, and diversity--all in support of creating exceptional outcomes for every student. With your help, we can ensure that this life-changing experience is open to all regardless of means.

Your support will raise funds to support our students and programming in Washington state. Learn more about our programming at

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Organization name

Northwest Outward Bound School

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226 Lost River Rd
Mazama, WA 98833

Service areas

Mazama, WA, US, 98862

Redmond, OR, US, 97756

Portland, OR, US

Twisp, WA, US, 98856

Winthrop, WA, US, 98862


503 946 3404

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