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Join the Philadelphia Outward Bound School (POBS) on May 17th for its annual fundraising event –Building Adventure– a high-adrenaline rappel from the top of Brandywine Realty Trust’s Commerce Square. Rappel 29-stories down one of Philadelphia’s most iconic skyscrapers and be one of the few rappellers to go “over the edge” for Outward Bound.

Each of the rappel participants must raise $1,750 in order to secure a spot in this event.  Your support helps POBS fund outdoor education programs for more than 60 Philadelphia public and charter schools.

No experience needed. Physical and technical training not necessary. 


Philadelphia Outward Bound School (POBS) provides scholarship and subsidy for underserved youth from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware to participate in our outdoor experiential education programming.  More than 60% of POBS' participants are from low-income families and 75% are Philadelphia residents.

POBS provides scholarships of up to 80% of the program cost for students and school partners in need – over $400,000 each year. With a focus on public and charter school students throughout Philadelphia, POBS encourages underserved and at-risk youth to discover their untapped potential, strength of character, ability to lead, and a desire to serves others and their community.