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01/10/19

By: Ashley Ney-Vollmer

WEDDINGWIRE ANNOUNCES THOMPSON ISLAND AS COUPLES’ CHOICE WINNER FOR BOSTON WEDDING VENUES

We love working with clients to create unforgettable, one-of-a-kind weddings. And our clients love celebrating with Thompson Island Outward Bound. They have expressed their appreciation in-person, through kind emails, and with glowing reviews, catching th
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01/03/19

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Boston Globe Highlights New Year's Day Exploration on Thompson Island

Thompson Island Outward Bound shares opportunities for exploration and discovery with thousands of Boston Public School students each year, and in a time-honored tradition, created by the Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands, on New Year's Day, Bosto
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10/25/18

By: Ashley Ney-Vollmer

WGBH Election Day Quest Leads to Thompson Island Outward Bound

A hunt for Boston’s so called “phantom electoral precinct” leads WGBH Curiosity Desk reporter Edgar B. Herwick III to an address: 0 Thompson Island, and the only active voters remaining in this Boston Harbor precinct. Herwick ponders, &l
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10/11/18

By: Thompson Island Outward Bound

How Thompson Island Inspires Science-Minded Change Makers

In the sponsored content article Inspiring the science-minded change-makers of tomorrow, published in the Boston Globe on Oct 2, 2018, Sean Malvey investigates how students learn to think like scientists on Thompson Island, uncovering the powerful wa
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10/08/18

By: Thompson Island Outward Bound

Boston Business Journal Viewpoint Encourages Businesses to Think Differently About Investment Philanthropy

In their Oct 3, 2018 Viewpoint, published in the Boston Business Journal, Acadian Asset Management co-CEO Rob Dowd and Thompson Island Outward Bound Board Chair Bill Elcock highlight Acadians' partnership with Thompson Island Outward Bound and encourages
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09/17/18

By: Ashley Ney-Vollmer

Lessons in the Art of Observation

A binder lies open, revealing printed field note templates created for students visiting Thompson Island Outward Bound. On the pages above a big, white, empty box, the heading states: “Detailed Drawing with Labels.” In the space provided, han
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