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Outward Bound Scholarships

The aim of Outward Bound is to build relationships with community organisations whose mission aligns with that of Outward Bound, and to support them in helping their community; Outward Bound's mission being "better people, better communities, better world".

Outward Bound has places on the following courses:

Classic

Masters

Discovery

Discovery Masters

Details

  • SLSNZ volunteers and staff are both eligible to apply.
  • You must be a current SLS member
  • Only current NZ citizens or permanent residents can apply.
  • Previous Outward Bound attendees are excluded from the scholarship.
  • A high majority of the course fees are funded by Outward Bound; however the scholarship recipient will be required to contribute the costs as per the above course to Outward Bound.
  • All travel arrangements (and costs) to and from the course will be met by the individual (all of the courses start and finish in  Picton).
  • Any medical clearance related costs will be met by the individual.
  • Course dates are subject to change.
  • Confirmation of enrolment is subject to approval from the participant's doctor and Outward Bound.  This is to ensure the safety of the participant, the safety of others, and quality course outcomes for all.

If you are interested in attending any of the courses above please:

  1. Download and complete the enrolment form here
  2. Email the completed enrolment form and club endorsement to member.education@surflifesaving.org.nz  

Details

  • SLSNZ volunteers and staff are both eligible to apply.
  • You must be a current SLS member
  • Only current NZ citizens or permanent residents can apply.
  • Previous Outward Bound attendees are excluded from the scholarship.
  • A high majority of the course fees are funded by Outward Bound; however the scholarship recipient will be required to contribute the costs as per the above course to Outward Bound.
  • All travel arrangements (and costs) to and from the course will be met by the individual (all of the courses start and finish in  Picton).
  • Any medical clearance related costs will be met by the individual.
  • Course dates are subject to change.
  • Confirmation of enrolment is subject to approval from the participant's doctor and Outward Bound.  This is to ensure the safety of the participant, the safety of others, and quality course outcomes for all.

 

Further information

Belinda Slement, Member Development Manager
027 233 4014 |   belinda.slement@surflifesaving.org.nz

 

The aim of Outward Bound is to build relationships with community organisations whose mission aligns with that of Outward Bound, and to support them in helping their community; Outward Bound's mission being "better people, better communities, better world".

The aim of Outward Bound is to build relationships with community organisations whose mission aligns with that of Outward Bound, and to support them in helping their community; Outward Bound's mission being "better people, better communities, better world".

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Outward Bound is an adventure-based experience located in Anakiwa, Marlborough Sounds, that uses the outdoors to challenge participants mentally and physically.  People from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, abilities and ages attend Outward Bound.  

What is Outward Bound?

The aim of Outward Bound is to build relationships with community organisations whose mission aligns with that of Outward Bound, and to support them in helping their community; Outward Bound's mission being "better people, better communities, better world".

All Outward Bound courses are designed on these principles:

Learning through Experience - learn by doing! Learn more about yourself and others from challenge, success and failure, self reflection and feedback. All activities are designed to promote learning that can be transferred to home and work.

Adventure and Challenge - Courses are based on real adventure. You will have experiences that are physically, mentally and emotionally challenging. We will push your limits and help you conquer your fears!

Physical Activities in the Outdoors - All activities involve situations where there are real consequences. Highly skilled instructors deliver courses, which will include activities such as: Sailing, Kayaking, High ropes, Rock climbing, Solo experience, Tramping, Physical training. You don't need previous outdoors experience to participate.

Safe and Supportive Environment - Clearly maintained boundaries which ensure physical and emotional safety. Supportive relationships and culture. 

For more information about  Outward Bound click here