For 50 years and with more than 1 million participants, Outward Bound continues to lead the way in outdoor adventure-education for youth and adults. With locations throughout the United States and Internationally and over 500 courses to choose from, your perfect adventure awaits!
Outward Bound programs emphasize personal growth through experience and challenge in the wilderness. Students develop self-reliance, responsibility, teamwork, confidence, compassion, as well as environmental and community stewardship.
Courses range in length from four days to three months, for ages 12 to 45+. Activities include backpacking, canoeing, rock climbing, mountaineering, white water rafting, sailing, dog sledding, skiing and much more. Scholarships are available. (less)... Read more
We are open to the public Saturdays from 10:00 to 4:00 through April 24, 2010; we will then be reopening for 7 days a week after Memorial Day weekend. So bring the kids to Easton's Beach in Newport for some hands-on critter fun! With 14 tanks and exhibits plus some 150 species that call the Bay home, the Exploration Center and Aquarium is the perfect way to spend an afternoon. Daily activities like lobster discussions, creature cartooning, story time and live feeding are included with admission price! We're also open daily for school vacation (April 17-25). General admission is $5 / FREE for Save The Bay members and children ages 3 and under.
National Park Service
Celebrate National Public Lands Day with Free Admission and Special Events at National Parks