Get Out And Lead (GOAL)

DATES Jul 03, 2014 – Jul 12, 2014

Eligibility: 12-14 year olds

Deadline: February 3, 2014


Go into the remote backcountry. Travel as a crew in the Dolly Sods Wilderness, West Virginia living only on what you carry with you. Build memories you’ll never forget.

Get Out And Lead (GOAL) is an Outward Bound scholarship program that has been developed to cultivate budding leaders through the unique challenge of a 10-day wilderness expedition. Students learn the skills that are critical to success and often not learned in the classroom- leadership styles, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and decision making. The ideal GOAL applicant is a 12-14 year old who already shows natural leadership abilities.



Download and complete the application forms (below) and follow the instructions to include a personal intent essay and two letters of recommendation

Submit $150 application fee – Fee will be refunded to applicants who are not accepted.

Submission Deadline: Completed Applications must be received by Monday, February 3, 2014 to be considered.

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