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  • Thursday, 07 Mar 2013 Our 2012 Annual Report now out!

    Our 12 page 2012 Annual Report is now out, beautifully designed by our friends at Hollock Waine. What a year .... an 86% increase in course participants, and 96.8%of all participants stating, at the end of their course,that they were more aware of the skillssought by employers in Oman when...

  • Friday, 01 Feb 2013 42nd National Day journey comes to an end on the roof of Oman

    The 42nd National Day journey ended on Tuesday January 29th, when a team of six young people from Caledonian College raised the Outward Bound flag on the summit of Omans highest mountain, the 10,000 ft high Jebel Shams. With the support of our friends at RAFO, we were able to meet them as they...

  • Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 Caledonian College team approach summit of Jebel Shams

    The final team on the 42nd National Day challenge, six Omani young people from Caledonian College, are now only five days away from the 10,000 foot summit of Jebel Shams. At the moment they are camped between Tanuf and Al Hamra, wth several days of ascent in front of them before they reach the...

  • Friday, 28 Dec 2012 Muscat Daily and Wisal FM to feature 42nd National Day Challenge

    Muscat Daily and Wisal FM will be providing daily coverage of the Outward Bound 42nd National Day challenge, which begins on January 2nd 2013, when the first team from Vale will start the journey at Ras Al Hadd. For daily audio updates visit us on Facebook at...

  • Monday, 19 Nov 2012 OB International Conference opened by HE Sayyid Bader Al Busaidi

    His Excellency Sayyid Badr Al Busaidi, Secretary General Ministry of Foreign Affairs formally opened the 2012 Outward Bound International Conference at Al Nahda Resort in Oman. His Excellency addressed over 80 delegates from six continents, and spoke of the importance of educating Omani youth...

  • Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 Oman Mountain Leader Award Training for OB staff

    All OB Oman instructors are undergoing an intensive 5 day training course modelled on the UK Mountain Leader Award syllabus, adapted for the Oman environment. The course is being delivered by Ian Davidson, Senior Instructor at OB Aberdovey in the UK. Aberdovey was where Outward Bound started back...

  • Friday, 07 Sep 2012 OBO Instructors complete staff training week

    OBO staff, including our three new instructors, have just concluded a busy training and induction week. With our first courses due out on the mountain next week, we would like to say a big thank-you tothe numerousindividuals and organisations who came to run a series of highly successful...

  • Tuesday, 22 May 2012 PDO team building course enjoys being cool.

    A team of ten talented PDO staff has just returned to Muscat and Fahudalive and well after three challenging days on Jebel Akdhar.The team covered over 10 km of mountain terrain, working as a team to accurately map the landscape, and in the process learning a great deal about themselves, and...

  • Thursday, 17 May 2012 Vale course survives torrential rain and the odd donkey ...

    Seventeen tired but happy members of Vales senior management team returned to Muscat yesterday aftera three day team building course on Jebel Akdhar, surviving torrential downpours of rain, cool temperatures and the odd wild donkey .....

  • Monday, 02 Apr 2012 Outward Bound Oman celebrates three successful years

    Under the auspices of His Excellency The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education,Outward Bound Oman last week celebrated three years of rapid growth at the Ministry of Education auditorium in Muscat. Teams of young people spoke about their recently concluded 1,000 km journey from Salalah to...