Each year, Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center (TIOBEC) serves thousands of youth from greater Boston with adventurous, rigorous learning experiences that accelerate both academic and social-emotional growth.
TIOBEC Adventure Begins Social Emotional Learning Island Classroom
I Want to MAKE A DIFFERENCE
From a multi-year STEM curriculum to sailing expeditions to summer jobs, time spent on Thompson Island is expanded learning that works, laying the groundwork for children’s success in the classroom, workplace and community.
"I Did It!" Path To Inspire and Unite Building Self Confidence
I Want To BE THE DIFFERENCE
Using the unique setting of TIOBEC as an outdoor classroom, students explore, discover, navigate, research, hike, and climb as they work together to overcome challenges, solve problems, and inspire each other on a path towards excellence.
Summer Expeditions Green Ambassadors Science Is Fun
Watch Me Succeed !
Evidence of Success Impressive TIOBEC Alumni