Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center

About Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center

Established in 1988, Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center is an independent Massachusetts not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide adventurous and challenging experiential learning programs that inspire character development, compassion, community service, environmental responsibility, and academic achievement. We serve over 6,500 early adolescents annually from all economic and social communities of greater metropolitan Boston, and the institutions and adults who support them. In partnership with Boston Public Schools and the National Park Service, our programs utilize the natural resources of Thompson Island to ignite a love of learning, inspire curiosity, and build teamwork in students of all ages. From hands-on field experiences for urban youth to summer wilderness expeditions and professional team building programs, we change lives through challenge and discovery. And while our private events and custom programs deliver the magic of Thompson Island, they also make a positive impact with all proceeds going to support our youth programming initiatives.


Communications Intern

June 2015 - August 2015 Boston, MA
“Freedom in terms of creativity, a balance of office work and program immersion, excellent community.”
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