Founded in 1941, initially as a technique to train young sailors and build confidence in them to face the rigours of the North Sea, the Outward Bound program has developed over the last half-century to become a recognized leader in reshaping the thinking and actions of people in over 30 countries who regularly undergo their team building training.
First introduced in Indonesia in 1991, the first Outward Bound facility was set up in Jatiluhur, West Java. Its newest camp base in the hills of Ubud at Payangan will continue the Outward Bound tradition of challenging young people, executives, and government officials by forcing them to leave the comfort and security of their familiar surroundings to discover new ways of viewing themselves and the world around them.
Outward Bound participants are put through a carefully supervised regime of outdoor activities designed to cause participants to develop the "life skills" of initiative, leadership, communication, decision-making, cooperation, risk-taking, and trust. The organizers are quick to explain that although outdoor challenges are an intrinsic part of their programs the Outward Bound exercises are not physical training programs per se with each module carefully designed not to exceed the physical limitations of a participant.
Bali Outward Bound
Although famous for offering customized training programs for corporate clients, the Bali camp will provide three distinctive daily programs available to individuals and small groups visiting the island. All programs are completely supervised to insure the maintenance of Outward Bound's 100% safety record and include air-conditioned transfers between Bali hotels and the camp site in Ubud; refreshment and snack; US$ 50,000 insurance coverage; all safety equipments and changing and shower facilities.
High Rope Challenge
A half-day program of "working the ropes" some 5 stories (20 meters) above the ground and experiencing first-hand the exhilarating "Flying Fox" maneuver suspended across the majestic Ayung River valley. For details: High-Rope Challenge
An 8-hour, life-changing experience beginning in the early morning and ending mid-afternoon involving Ice-breaking exercises, Trust Games, Initiative Games, and work on both low and high ropes. For details: Spirit Booster
Quality Time Family Adventure
A full-day program designed especially with families in mind who want to discover more about themselves and Bali during their holidays. Prices to accommodate two adults and 2 children (additional children can be accepted), this program spends an entire day exploring trust building games, initiative games, work with low and high ropes, trekking, and wall climbing. For details: Quality Family Time Adventure
Outdoor Challenge and Training by Outward Bound!
Now available in Bali!
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