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Meet The Team: Gaby Aspitia

About Gaby Gaby grew up in Sabanilla with her three older brothers and has lived in Costa Rica her entire life. In school, Gaby graduated with a degree in Psychology and has been trained in first aid, leadership, experiential education, teamwork, and working with people with special needs. This summer Gaby is working with the […]

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Girl Scouts Destinations Update: July 12, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Photos Are Up! For photos of our recently completed destinations […]

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Meet The Team: Emma Zamora

Emma and Outward Bound Costa Rica Emma has been working with Outward Bound Costa Rica for five years. As a strong female leader, Emma is an instructor for many of our Girl Scouts destinations courses, especially those that include the rainforest trek to her hometown of Piedras Blancas. It comes as no surprise that her […]

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Student Adventures Update: July 9, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Rainforest Exploration Challenge Our second group of REC students made […]

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Girl Scouts Destinations Update: July 5, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Catching Waves #1 These Chica Scout surfistas finished up their […]

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Costa Rica: A Culture that Facilitates Happiness, Longevity and High Quality of Life

Life comes with its ups and downs, but some cultures embrace the beauty of living to a greater extent than others. After reading the article entitled, “9 Characteristics of a Culture that Determine Happiness, Longevity and Quality of Life” by Silvia Mordini, we at Outward Bound Costa Rica were inspired to look at what makes our […]

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Girl Scouts Destinations Update: June 28, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Our first three groups of Chica Scouts arrived last Saturday […]

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Meet The Team: Amelia Garita

About Amelia Amelia grew up in San Gerardo de Rivas with her brother and two sisters and has lived in Costa Rica her entire life. A previous tour leader, Amelia came to Outward Bound Costa Rica because she was looking for a new adventure where she could enjoy more of the outdoors and do the […]

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Links We Like: June 26, 2013

The 100th anniversary of Tour De France is coming up! Links We Like this week are dedicated to biking enthusiasts who are going off the beaten path to bike through parts of different countries and mountains. Read on to hear more! To celebrate 100 years of one of the most intense cycling events in the […]

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Summer Adventures Update: June 25, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama. Read on to learn the latest happenings from the students […]

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Manuel Antonio: A Costa Rican Paradise You Don’t Want To Miss

Where can you find an abundance of wildlife situated only feet away from spectacular beaches? Only at Manuel Antonio. Previously known as only a large area of farmland, Manuel Antonio now boasts one of the best national parks in the world and has quickly developed into a must see here in Costa Rica. Being comprised […]

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Links We Like: June 19, 2013

At OBCR we strive to inspire and challenge our students both mentally and physically through exciting adventures as well as service-focused expeditions. Keeping in that theme, this week’s Links We Like are all about individual who push their limits while supporting great causes: Andy Campbell lost his legs during a climbing accident, but his willpower […]

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Summer Adventures Update: June 18, 2013

It’s officially summertime here at Outward Bound Costa Rica! Tune in to our blog on Tuesdays for updates on our Summer Adventures and Fridays for updates on our Girl Scout destinations program to hear all about our student happenings here in Costa Rica and Panama.

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Our Local Impact: Working in the Tres Rios Reserve

For many years, Outward Bound Costa Rica students have completed meaningful service learning projects across the country of Costa Rica as well as in parts of Nicaragua and the Caribbean coastal region of Bocas del Toro, Panama. Recently, our team jumped at the opportunity to get involved with a service opportunity that hit closer to […]

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Links We Like: June 14, 2013

This weeks Links We Like are all about using photography to create a meaningful story. OBCR constantly encourages our open-enrollment students, Girl Scouts, and leadership students to share their photos with us as a way to document their personal experience with OBCR and continuously share it with others. Read on to see how photographers such […]

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Take our Virtual Tour: Experience Living on our Rainforest Base

OBCR is gearing up for the arrival of the students participating in our Summer Courses and all of our Girl Scouts! We are ready and excited to soon welcome all our new students to the OBCR base, which will be the start to their summer adventure. Watch this virtual tour, take a walk through their […]

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Meet the Team: Pedro Montero

Surf’s up with Pedro Montero and OBCR! Did you know that Outward Bound Costa Rica is the only OB school with an extensive surf program? It comes as no surprise then to hear that surfing is one of our most popular activity areas among our students. For that reason, Outward Bound Costa Rica employs only […]

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Social Media & Marketing Manager Position

Job Description The Social Media & Marketing Manager plays a crucial and exciting role in our Communications Office. This team of five is charged with increasing course participation across all target audiences and ensuring excellent customer service with regard to stakeholder communication – from prospective students, to families of students currently on course, to alumni […]

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Links We Like: June 5, 2013

Hola a todos! This weeks ‘Links We like’ are about experiencing the unknown. Whether its trekking to the South Pole and back, diving to the depths of the ocean, or exploring the world to create the perfect films, check out these links and see how these people are truly living the adventure! Ben Saunders has […]

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OBCR Welcomes Summer Interns Kaari & Melodey!

Summer’s almost here! As we gear up for our 2013 Summer Adventures and Girl Scouts destinations program, we’ve brought on two interns to the team here at Outward Bound Costa Rica who will play an important role in the Programming and Communications Offices. Read on to learn about Kaari and Melodey and how they’ll be […]

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