Thompson Island Outward Bound
2210, Boston, Massachusetts, United States 617-830-5110

Company Overview

 Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center (TIOBEC) is a charter of Outward Bound USA, the international leader in character development education. Outward Bound Schools all across the world are united behind a central guiding philosophy: through challenge, we learn what we are truly capable of.

At the forefront of integrating character development with academics, TIOBEC uses experiential, place-based learning on an island in the Boston Harbor to inspire leadership, collaboration and resilience in Boston’s young people; TIOBEC provides opportunities for young people to overcome challenges in a controlled environment, allowing them to leave with a newfound confidence in their own abilities to face challenges in their lives back at home.