2016 AEE Organizational Member of the Year Award

It’s a  great pleasure to announce that Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center has been named the 2016 recipient of the Association for Experiential Education’s (AEE) Organizational Member of the Year Award! AEE is an international organization that exists to … Read More

The Boston summer school students reach by ferry – not bus

On August 2, 2016 the Christian Science Monitor published a wonderful article about our Summer Connections youth program for Boston urban youth and our partnership work with Boston After School and Beyond! For the full article, please click here.

Three Minutes of Inspiration on NECN

On October 6, 2015 New England Cable News featured Thompson Island in a fantastic piece on their Making the Grade segment. In three minutes they were able to capture the magic of the Island, the powerful impact of our youth programs, … Read More

Campaign Celebration Event

June 3rd turned into a beautiful afternoon to celebrate our community’s generosity, the impact it makes on the lives of young people, and pay tribute to those who are Expanding the Impact through the capital campaign. The event drew over … Read More

Thompson Island Exceeds Capital Campaign Goal

Thompson Island Exceeds Capital Campaign Goal Begins enhancing facilities to expand education programs for Boston youth BOSTON (June 1, 2015) – Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center is pleased to announce that it has raised $8.35 million in a three-year … Read More

4 Stars!

We are proud to announce that Thompson Island has earned a 4-star Charity Navigator rating for its ability to efficiently manage and grow our finances. This rating demonstrates that Thompson Island executes our mission in a fiscally responsible way, and … Read More