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May 2016

Outward Bound Atlanta Pre-Wilderness Expedition Class of 2021

05.20.2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carver High School, McDonough Blvd. SE.
Atlanta, GA 30315 United States

For:  Class of 2021 Cohorts (First Year American Explorers)

Purpose:  A life map is a visual representation of an individual’s goals, strengths, relationships, resources, and achievements created in order to offer perspective on current realities, visions for the future, and strategies to use personal strengths to achieve the future goals. In this program, read more >

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November 2016

Parent Advisory Council Meeting

11.17.2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, 3223 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30327 United States

For:  Board members only

 

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December 2016

Excursion Registration for Outer Banks Sea Kayaking Class of 2020

12.31.2016 @ 8:00 am - 01.03.2017 @ 12:00 am

For: Class of 2020 (Year 2)

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January 2017

Class of 2021 Selection Interviews- CANCELLED

01.07.2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, 3223 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30327 United States

For:  All current American Explorers

Purpose:  To select the next cohort of American Explorers.  Current American Explorers will participate in activities.  Share their experiences, participate in small & large group activities, and conduct interviews.

 

Student interviews will now take place at designated APS schools during the school day.  We will update each read more >

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Class of 2021 Selection Interviews-CANCELLED

01.08.2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, 3223 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30327 United States

For: All current American Explorers

Purpose: To select the next cohort of American Explorers.  Current American Explorers will participate in activities.  Share their experiences, participate in small & large group activities, and conduct interviews.

Student interviews will now take place at designated APS schools during the school day.  We will update each applicant read more >

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CPR/First Aid Certification (Mandatory) POSTPONED

01.21.2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, 3223 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30327 United States

For:  All American Explorers who have not received certification in CPR/First Aid.

Purpose:  Learn how to resuscitate anyone from infant to senior.  Important life skill!

*****UPDATE**** CLASS IS POSTPONED, NEW DATE WILL BE SHARED VIA EMAIL******

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Parent Advisory Council Meeting

01.21.2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, 3223 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30327 United States

For:  Board members only

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February 2017

National Center for Civil and Human Rights Visit (Mandatory)

02.18.2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
National Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta , GA United States

For:  All American Explorers & a Parent/Guardian (Mandatory for all Class of 2021 Students)

Purpose:  Learn the achievements of the civil rights movement in the United States, the broader worldwide human rights movement, and achievements of those in Atlanta.  Learn and appreciate the legacy of those that sacrificed their lives for read more >

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March 2017

Swimming Lessons (Mondays & Wednesdays Class 1)

03.01.2017 @ 7:00 pm - 04.10.2017 @ 7:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  March 1 – April 10

Time:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00pm – 7:45pm

Register by February 10 Slots are limited

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Swimming Lessons (Tuesdays & Thursdays Class 1)

03.02.2017 @ 7:00 pm - 04.11.2017 @ 7:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  March 2– April 11

Time:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00pm – 7:45pm

Register by February 10  Slots are limited

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Outward Bound Atlanta Team Building Course (Mandatory Class 1) Class of 2021

03.11.2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carver High School, McDonough Blvd. SE.
Atlanta, GA 30315 United States

For:  Class of 2021 Cohort (New American Explorers)

Purpose:  Engage participants in a series of challenging ground-based initiatives and obstacle course activities focusing on leadership, problem solving, and the team-building process.  American Explorers will learn how their choices affect others and the group process in the efforts to achieve goals.  This read more >

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Swimming Lessons (Saturdays Only)

03.11.2017 @ 11:00 am - 05.27.2017 @ 11:45 am
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  March 11 – May 27

Time:  11:00am – 11:45am

Register by February 10 Slots are limited

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Outward Bound Atlanta Team Building Course (Mandatory Class 2) Class of 2021

03.11.2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carver High School, McDonough Blvd. SE.
Atlanta, GA 30315 United States

For:  Class of 2021 Cohort (New American Explorers)

Purpose:  Engage participants in a series of challenging ground-based initiatives and obstacle course activities focusing on leadership, problem solving, and the team-building process.  American Explorers will learn how their choices affect others and the group process in the efforts to achieve goals.  This read more >

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Parent Advisory Council Meeting

03.17.2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, 3223 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30327 United States

For:  Board members only

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April 2017

Outward Bound Atlanta Team Course Class of 2020

04.01.2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Carver High School, McDonough Blvd. SE.
Atlanta, GA 30315 United States

For:  Class of 2020 Cohorts (Second year American Explorers)

Purpose:  Engage participants in a series of challenging ground-based initiatives and obstacle course activities focusing on leadership, problem solving, and the team-building process.  American Explorers will learn how their choices affect others and the group process in the efforts to achieve goals.

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Swimming Lessons (Mondays & Wednesdays Class 2)

04.24.2017 @ 7:00 pm - 06.05.2017 @ 7:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  April 24 – June 5

Time:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00pm – 7:45pm

Register by February 10 Slots are limited

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May 2017

American Explorers Excursion Fitting Class of 2021

05.13.2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  Class of 2021 Cohort (New American Explorers)

Purpose:  Provide program orientation of year round activities after 22 day excursion.  Fit participants for clothing and gear for expedition and answer any additional questions. This event is MANDATORY for all students participating in the summer excursion.

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American Explorers Excursion Fitting Class of 2020

05.13.2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  Class of 2020 Cohort

Purpose:  Provide program orientation for the 14 day excursion.  Fit participants for clothing and gear for expedition and answer any additional questions. This event is MANDATORY for all students participating in the summer excursion. 

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Parent Advisory Council Meeting

05.19.2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, 3223 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30327 United States

For:  Board members only

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February 2018

National Center for Civil and Human Rights Museum

02.17.2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
National Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta , GA United States

For: Class of 2022 and 1 Parent (First Year American Explorers)

Purpose: This is a great opportunity to learn the achievements of the civil rights movement in the United States, the broader worldwide human rights movement, and achievements of those in Atlanta.  Our scholars will learn and appreciate the legacy of read more >

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Class of 2022 Orientation

02.24.2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westside Works, 261 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW.
Atlanta, GA 30314 United States

For: Class of 2022 and Parents (New American Explorers)

Purpose: To introduce the American Explorers program and to conduct an in depth question and answer session with parents and scholars!

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March 2018

Swimming Lessons (Mondays & Wednesdays – Youth)

03.07.2018 @ 4:00 pm - 04.11.2018 @ 4:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  March 7th – April 11th

Time:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:00pm – 4:45pm

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Swimming Lessons (Mondays & Wednesdays – Youth)

03.07.2018 @ 5:00 pm - 04.11.2018 @ 5:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  March 7th – April 11th

Time:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:00pm – 5:45pm

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Swimming Lessons (Mondays & Wednesdays – Adult)

03.07.2018 @ 7:00 pm - 04.11.2018 @ 7:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  March 7th – April 11th

Time:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00pm – 7:45pm

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Swimming Lessons (Tuesdays & Thursdays – Youth)

03.08.2018 @ 5:00 pm - 04.12.2018 @ 5:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  March 8th – April 12th

Time:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:00pm – 5:45pm

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Swimming Lessons (Tuesdays & Thursdays – Adult)

03.08.2018 @ 7:00 pm - 04.12.2018 @ 7:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  March 8th – April 12th

Time:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00pm – 7:45pm

 

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Financial Literacy

03.17.2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Westside Works, 261 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW.
Atlanta, GA 30314 United States

For: Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

Great opportunity to learn about your financial future and how to save effectively.

When: March 17, 2018  

Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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Love Rolls – Community Service

03.17.2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westside Works, 261 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW.
Atlanta, GA 30314 United States

For: Class of 2022 Cohorts (First Year American Explorers)

Purpose: A positive and effective way to give back to the Westside community by giving out toilet tissue, food, and inspiring notes to those in need.

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April 2018

Swimming Lessons (Saturdays – Youth)

04.07.2018 @ 10:00 am - 06.23.2018 @ 10:45 am
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  April 7th – June 23rd

Time:  Saturdays, 10:00am – 10:45am

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Swimming Lessons (Saturdays – Adult)

04.07.2018 @ 11:00 am - 06.23.2018 @ 11:45 am
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  April 7th – June 23rd 

Time:  Saturdays, 11:00am – 11:45am

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Love Rolls – Community Service

04.14.2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westside Works, 261 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW.
Atlanta, GA 30314 United States

For: Class or 2021 Cohorts (Second Year American Explorers)

Purpose: A positive and effective way to give back to the Westside community by giving out toilet tissue, food, and inspiring notes to those in need.

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Swimming Lessons (Tuesdays & Thursdays – Youth)

04.14.2018 @ 4:00 pm - 05.31.2018 @ 4:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  April 14th – May 31st 

Time:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:00pm – 4:45pm

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Swimming Lessons (Tuesdays & Thursdays – Youth)

04.14.2018 @ 5:00 pm - 05.31.2018 @ 5:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  April 14th – May 31st 

Time:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:00pm – 5:45pm

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Swimming Lessons (Tuesdays & Thursdays – Adult)

04.14.2018 @ 7:00 pm - 05.31.2018 @ 7:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date: April 14th – May 31st 

Time:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00pm – 7:45pm

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Class of 2021 Outward Bound Atlanta Team Traverse Course

04.21.2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carver High School, McDonough Blvd. SE.
Atlanta, GA 30315 United States

For:  Class of 2021 Cohorts (Second Year American Explorers)

Purpose:  Series of enjoyable community-building and problem solving activities designed to foster character development and leadership.  American Explorers learn to communicate more effectively, accept others, and make positive choices and contributions to the group process. This low ropes challenge session will focus on read more >

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Swimming Lessons (Mondays & Wednesdays – Youth)

04.23.2018 @ 4:00 pm - 06.04.2018 @ 4:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  April 23rd – June 4th 

Time:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:00pm – 4:45pm

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Swimming Lessons (Mondays & Wednesdays – Youth)

04.23.2018 @ 5:00 pm - 06.04.2018 @ 5:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  April 23rd – June 4th

Time:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:00pm – 5:45pm

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Swimming Lessons (Mondays & Wednesdays – Adult)

04.23.2018 @ 7:00 pm - 06.04.2018 @ 7:45 pm
Washington Park Natatorium, 102 Ollie St NW
Atlanta, 30314 United States

For:  (Required for all non-swimmers)

Date:  April 23rd – June 4th 

Time:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00pm – 7:45pm

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Class of 2022 Outward Bound Atlanta Team Traverse Course

04.28.2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carver High School, McDonough Blvd. SE.
Atlanta, GA 30315 United States

For:  Class of 2022 Cohorts (First Year American Explorers)

Purpose:  Series of enjoyable community-building and problem solving activities designed to foster character development and leadership.  American Explorers learn to communicate more effectively, accept others, and make positive choices and contributions to the group process. This low ropes challenge session will focus on read more >

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May 2018

Class of 2021 Outward Bound Atlanta Team Odyssey High Challenge Course

05.05.2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Carver High School, McDonough Blvd. SE.
Atlanta, GA 30315 United States

For:  Class of 2021 Cohorts (Second Year American Explorers)

Purpose:  Involves a series of elements high off the ground, which can increase the level of perceived risk for participants. This course promotes critical-thinking and conflict resolution skills, builds confidence, communication, and collaborative problem-solving capacity. 

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Class of 2022 Outward Bound Atlanta Hiking Event

05.12.2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

For: Class of 2022 Cohorts (First Year American Explorers)

Purpose:  Scholars will have an opportunity to meet their instructors for the 22-day NC Mountain excursion and go on a local 5-mile hike and life mapping session to prepare for the trip. This is a mandatory session for all students. Please wear weather-appropriate read more >

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Love Rolls – Community Service

05.12.2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westside Works, 261 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW.
Atlanta, GA 30314 United States

For: Class of 2020 Cohorts (Third Year American Explorers)

Purpose: A positive and effective way to give back to the Westside community by giving out toilet tissue, food, and inspiring notes to those in need.

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June 2018

Outer Banks, NC Summer Excursion (12 Days)

06.04.2018 - 06.15.2018
North Carolina Outward Bound School, Outer Banks, Outer Banks, NC United States

For:  Class of 2021 Cohorts (Second Year American Explorers)

Purpose: Provide an amazing opportunity for students to further develop leadership skills and discover their potential.

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Blue Ridge Mountains Backpacking, Rock Climbing & Whitewater Canoeing (22 Days)

06.06.2018 - 06.27.2018
North Carolina Outward Bound School, Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge, NC United States

For:  Class of 2022 American Explorers (New American Explorers) (Mandatory)

Purpose:  Provide an amazing opportunity for students to develop leadership skills and discover their potential.

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Blue Ridge Mountains Backpacking, Rock Climbing & Whitewater Canoeing (22 Days)

06.25.2018 - 07.16.2018
North Carolina Outward Bound School, Blue Ridge, Blue Ridge, NC United States

For:  Class of 2022 American Explorers (New American Explorers) (Mandatory)

Purpose:  Provide an amazing opportunity for students to develop leadership skills and discover their potential.

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July 2018

Outer Banks, NC Summer Excursion (12 Days)

07.14.2018 - 07.25.2018
North Carolina Outward Bound School, Outer Banks, Outer Banks, NC United States

For:  Class of 2021 Cohorts (Second Year American Explorers)

Purpose: Provide an amazing opportunity for students to further develop leadership skills and discover their potential.

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August 2018

Class of 2022 Outward Bound Atlanta Team Course

08.18.2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carver High School, McDonough Blvd. SE.
Atlanta, GA 30315 United States

For:  Class of 2022 Cohorts (First year American Explorers)

Purpose:  Engage participants in a series of challenging ground-based initiatives and obstacle course activities focusing on leadership, problem solving, and the team-building process.  American Explorers will learn how their choices affect others and the group process in the efforts to achieve goals.

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