Outward Bound Oman

News  - 2017

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  • Monday, 13 Feb 2017 A new member of staff joins the OBO team!

    Outward Bound started in Oman in 2009 with 3 staff; this week we welcome, and have been joined by the amazing Dhuhla Al Anqoobi, who has recently graduated from Sultan Qaboos University. Dhuhla beat off more than 400 other applicants to secure the job, which, after a few weeks of basic training,...

  • Sunday, 12 Feb 2017 Desert Training Centre construction on track; opening Summer 2017

    Omans first purpose built centre for outdoor learning is on track to open in late summer 2017. The centre,located some 11km into the Sharqiya Sands, will be totally powered by renewable energy, and will enable Outward Bound Oman to work with substantially greater numbers of young people in the...

  • Monday, 06 Feb 2017 Connecting Cultures 2016/7 desert courses hailed a great success

    Each winter, as Omans gift to UNESCO, Outward Bound Oman runs several courses for young global future leaders and shapers of society. Two groups of 18 young people, with each group made up of 16/17 nationalities spent five days in the Sharqiya Sands, under the guidance of OB Instructor Sokayna El...

  • Thursday, 02 Feb 2017 Detailed design of Muscat Outward Bound training centre now complete

    For several weeks now we have been working closely with the architectural design team at 23 Degrees North to finalise the detailed design of our Muscat HQ and training centre. Construction is due to commence late summer 2017, with a view to opening one year later. In addition to being an...