Through close partnerships with schools and youth-serving agencies, Omaha Outward Bound School programs teach underserved students valuable life skills that are often left unaddressed in the typical classroom setting. Outward Bound programming has greater impact on students lives through regular, progressive activities over time.
Omaha Outward Bound School is housed at the NorthStar facility and delivers 9-week leadership development curriculum to grade-specific cohorts throughout the school year. During the summer, Outward Bound delivers multi-day programming and expeditions for youth enrolled in Camp NorthStar.
Omaha Outward Bound School delivers an experiential leadership development program to a cohort of upperclassman to prepare them for life after high school, and a 4-year leadership program for freshman to enhance their high school experience through graduation.
The school is part of the neighborhood revitalization project, 75 North, that aims to breathe new life into the north Omaha Highlander neighborhood.
Prior to re-opening in August 2016, Omaha Outward Bound School delivered two days of teambuilding for the entirely new school staff.
For the entire month of June 2017, Outward Bound partnered with Howard Kennedy to deliver a daily experiential learning program for their summer school students. In the morning, students would engage in traditional summer school programming focused on reading, writing and math. In the afternoon, they were Outward Bound. The program was designed to support students in developing self-confidence, personal creativity and a love of learning; to strengthen the school culture; and to create strong relationships through project-based learning initiatives and mindfulness activities. The 20-day Outward Bound program promoted positive culture in the classroom, goal setting, willingness to ask for help, universal respect for each other and adults, and transference of culture and learning to the next school year and life beyond the classroom.
Fontenelle is a diverse community of learners where parents, teachers, students, and community work together to achieve excellence in education.
Omaha Outward Bound School delivers a monthly experiential leadership development program to Fontenelle’s 200 4th & 5th grade students to prepare them for school leadership and transition into middle school.
Additionally, we deliver quarterly programming for Fontenelle’s 50 staff to build school culture and develop new tools for the classroom environment.
This program is generously underwritten by:
DAY PROGRAM PARTNERS
In addition to our year-round partnerships, we deliver regular day programming for corporations, nonprofits and schools.