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07/17/18

By: Thompson Island Outward Bound

New Salt Marsh Lesson For Our 6th Graders!

"What lives here?" is a question students ask all the time when in the salt marsh. This season we are launching a revised lesson- with the help of our friends at the Lawrence Hall of Science at UC Berkeley- that harnesses students' natural curiosity to d
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07/17/18

By: Thompson Island Outward Bound

Race in the 4K Trail Run - September 26 & 27

We're gearing up for our annual 4K Trail Run where 2,000 runners will traverse Thompson Island to support hands-on science and leadership experiences for Boston Public School students! Last year for the first time we asked individual teams to hold their
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07/17/18

By: Thompson Island Outward Bound

Expeditions of Challenge and Discovery

Based on a strategic decision by our Board, Expeditions have transitioned to serve exclusively Boston Public School students. The shift increases opportunities for 60 students from our BPS multi-year partnership to experience the Island and Boston Harbor
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07/17/18

By: Arianna

A Brand New Start

At the 2018 Gala, Arianna spoke to 400 guests about her Thompson Island outward Bound story. Below is an excerpt from her speech. Before the Island, I was very quite and I didn't fit in with other people at school. I didn't raise my hand much because I w
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07/13/18

By: Laura Lynch

"Thompson Island is My Home"

As I walk across Thompson Island with Marvelous “Marv,” Abraham, it’s obvious that he has been here before.  Frequently cutting across campus to hug, high-five, or chat with staff members and students, Marv seems to know everybody-
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07/09/18

By: Ashley Ney-Vollmer

I Can

We have all seen – and if we are honest, felt- the power of an inner monologue that whispers “I can’t.” It’s an overwhelming feeling that all too often brings would-be learning experiences and opportunities for growth to a su
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