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In these challenging and unprecedented times, we remain fully committed to our students. When we come out on the other side of this pandemic, the youth and schools we serve will need us more than ever. Your gift will help us close the learning gap this crisis has created, ensuring a brighter future for all.
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Donate By Mail

Send a check or money order payable to Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center to Thompson Island Outward Bound, Development Office, P.O. Box 127, Boston, MA 02127.

Start a Fundraiser

Use your networks to make a difference. Click here to find steps for easy set-up, templates, and inspiration for creative ways to fundraise.

Donate By Phone

Contact Laura Robinson, Development Operations Manager, at 617.830.5106 or [email protected],

Use Amazon Smile

When you select Thompson Island Outward Bound as your charity on smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to us.

Matching Gifts

Click here to double your gift to Thompson Island Outward Bound by taking advantage of your company’s matching gifts program.

Stock Gifts

To make a gift of appreciated stock, contact Laura Robinson, Development Operations Manager, at [email protected].

Thank You


Your support is helping close the opportunity and achievement gaps for Boston middle school students through powerful hands-on and social-emotional learning programs delivered on a spectacular 204-acre island classroom.

Thank You


Your support is helping close the opportunity and achievement gaps for Boston middle school students through powerful hands-on and social-emotional learning programs delivered on a spectacular 204-acre island classroom.

I believe passionately in the work Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center does for children and adults by widening our horizons and expanding our vision of the world, the environment, and of each other.
-Nathaniel Coolidge, Chairman of the Board (1991-1995) and current Trustee Emeritus
Thompson Island gave me more motivation to be interested in science. Not just that but I love the way we got to explore the salt marsh, sleep in the dorms, eat the awesome food and more. Thanks to you, I have been determined to learn more about science and interact with other people more.
-Carrie, 7th Grade, Connections Student

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