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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

Please send your check or money order, payable to Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center, to Thompson Island Outward Bound, Attn: Development Office, P.O. Box 127, Boston, MA 02127.

Donate By Phone

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

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, please contact Laura Robinson, Development Operations Manager, at [email protected].

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 our programs.

Give Gear

To learn how you or your company can collect outdoor gear for students, please contact Sarah Swanson, Senior Development Officer, 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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