Ididn't have a vacation.
Ihad an adventure.
New muscles. *
What can you say
about rapids named
Upper Disaster and
Until this summer, my only experience with the
wilderness was demanding to go home early from
summer camp. Outward Bound changed all that. I
had more than a great time-I had fun.
There were 8 in my group. Strangers from all
over the country who turned out to be as uncertain
as I was. We became a team, and then we became
The experience was physically challenging and
mentally stretching. I developed a relationship with
the environment that I'll never lose. And I found out
that a vacation can be an adventure, and that a
challenge is a terrific new experience.
Outward Bound runs 500 compelling, exhilarat-
ing courses for small groups of men and women, ages
14 and up, year round. You don't have to be an athlete
to plunge right into whitewater rafting, rock climb-
ing, canoeing, backpacking or sailing, and you can get
course credit at many high schools and colleges.
The catalog will tell you even more. Just write to
Outward Bound, 384 Field Point Road, Greenwich,
CT 06830. Or call 800-243-8520. In Connecticut
call (203) 661-0797. Outward Bound is a nonprofit,
25 years of excellence in education