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Our mission: To form personality (s)

The OUTWARD BOUND gGmbH is a non-profit organized educational institution as well as recognized sponsor of the "Freie Jugendhilfe" and annually implements with about 7,000 participants experiential seminars on personality development in nature. With over 65 years of experience, we are the oldest educational institution in Germany and successfully represented in more than 35 countries worldwide with our concept.

OUTWARD BOUND programs are aimed at German and international schools, companies, universities and social organizations. In Germany, we offer our experiential education courses and outdoor trainings in Central and Northern Germany as well as in the Alps and have a big goal:

We promote the individual young person in his self-assessment, his social skills and his responsibility for community and nature!
He is supported as self-responsible person to take his life into his own hands!

Our location

Outward Bound Center Schwangau/ Allgäu


Our education center Schwangau is located at the foot of the Tegelberg in the Allgäu - and is an ideal starting point for a variety of outdoor activities such as canoeing, climbing, hiking, raft building and much more ...

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Outward Bound Center Baad/ Kleinwalsertal

Our center in Baad is located at 1244 meters altitude. It's an optimal starting point for all mountain sports activities in the midst of a magnificent mountain landscape at the foot of the great mountain Widderstein.

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Outward Bound Center Kröchlendorff/ Uckermark

The beautiful castle, in which Bismarck once relaxed, is today an ideal starting point for our adventure-pedagogical courses and outdoor trainings. Whether by canoe, bicycle or on foot, the meandering rivers and lakes of the Mecklenburg Lake District offer a rich repertoire of untouched nature and recreational opportunities.

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Other locations throughout Germany

Breathtaking conditions for our courses in central and northern Germany, for example, offer the picturesque Lüneburg Heath, the Uckermark or the Ore Mountains!