Bound" takes ten 14 year olds on an adventure they will never forget!
A journey that will take them to the Snowy Mountains for an epic
assault on the elements, learning to cope with solitude, exhaustion,
camaraderie and teamwork.
the careful expertise of the Outward Bound instructors, a group
consisting of 5 Australian 14 year olds are joined by 5 Americans
to undergo tuition with the international organisation Outward Bound.
For the first two days the tuition consists of pitching tents, packing
and organising food rations for he various food drops throughout
their course and learning to rock climb in teams of support groups.
prelude is preparation for a trek into the wilderness where they
will continue their journey for the net twelve days. With civilisation
out of sight, the kids must face up to their most primitive fears
- heat, rain, no toilets, no baths or showers, cold rations and
challenges that would have most adults shrinking with horror. How
the children will take their culture shock is unpredictable but
the kids will be monitered closely by the experienced instructors
from Outward Bound who will teach them to manage their fears of
the unknown and turn the journey into a voyage of discovery.
return it can be guaranteed that no participant will be the same.
Tired, dirty and emotional the children will have to say goodbye
to the close relationships they've developed with strangers. Armed
with experience, the children return to the security of their homes
with a desire to challenge themselves in all facets of life and
ability to think outside the square!