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Sail with us! Not all outdoor activities done by Outward Bound Croatia are done on a solid ground! Both sea and rivers are a part of nature that surrounds us and we often use them during our programs. To additionally motivate the personal development of our fellow participants, we are trying to “shake” them a bit in various ways. One of them includes taking them …

Sportsko penjanje

Sport climbing

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Vertical experiential learning Among various outdoor activities used by the Outward Bound Croatia to pass on new skills and knowledge, and to raise self-awareness of one’s own capabilities – is sport climbing. Sport climbing differs from classic climbing in a way that it is not using classical mountaineering climbing equipment, but only the one to prevent possible falls. Likewise, in sport climbing the supports are …

Sigurnost OBC programa na terenu

Safety first! – minimizing risks in outdoor education activities

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Since the foundation of Outward Bound Croatia, we have been aware of the fact that safety in the field is the priority and prerequisite of implementing any outdoor experiential learning course. To ensure the highest possible safety of participants, staff and accompanying persons on our courses, at the founding of our organization in 2005 we also first established our still active Safety Board. Since then …

Life with different eyes

Watching my life with different eyes

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Yesterday morning I woke up and I felt different. I woke up in a bed, I went in the kitchen and I made the coffee, I had a shower and I went to the office walking in the city, amongst cars, trams and a lot of people. These could seem normal activities but not for us after Dive into yourself, a 8-days personal development training …

Škola u prirodi

Outdoor school of life

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Outward Bound Croatia is a non-profit, non-government organization whose main activity is experiential learning in natural environment, i.e. outdoors. It is what you may call an outdoor school of life. With a different approach from the one in the classroom – school in nature gives its pupils or participants the possibility to expand their horizons and to develop to their full potential. The participants are …

Natural navigation

Natural navigation

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Everyone one of us have once find her/himself in a new town or in a unknown part of the known city. Asking for direction, of course, is always an option. But if you are a bit shy and your cell phone battery is on the low end or maybe there isn’t anyone to ask in the vicinity, finding your way by a map and with …

Anna Kanepone

About mountains, challenges and the right people – story of an intern in Outward Bound Croatia!

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“So what are your plans for the weekend? Are you going somewhere in the middle of the forest again?” – Asked my sister with a bit of sarcastic face expression. And not for the first time. My love for the nature and staying outdoors started when I was still a kid and our parents took us on summer holidays. During the day we were doing …

climbing expedition

Outward Bound school Croatia and CMRS, Maritime – climbing expedition

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Late in the evening on the 1 of August 2014, our little expedition outward bound from Murter port – as a true “Outward Bound” adventure, carrying all the dangers and possible adversity as well as all the benefits – and set sail to meet new challenges. The objectives were: to sail up to 80km distant Jabuka Island, the farthest island in the Adriatic Sea, climb …

Education rehabilitation

Outward Bound Croatia and Faculty of education and rehabilitation sciences of the University of Zagreb

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In 2014. we have continued our professional cooperation with the students and professors of the Experiential pedagogy collegium of the Faculty of education and rehabilitation sciences of the University of Zagreb. In June this year we contributed to their education with a presentation, lesson and some practical examples of the experiential education Outward Bound methods and tools we use on our programs. We are developing …