Fellow Profile

Fellow

Mary Odell

Mary-Odell

Focus Areas: Risks to Adolescent Health

Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School

Baltimore, MD

Fellow

Mary Odell

Mary  is the Course Director for Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School. She is responsible for overseeing the logistics of course directing and the overall physical and emotional safety of students. Mary trains and mentors expedition instructors to further strengthen their ability to meet the needs of students. 

Outward Bound’s mission is to change lives through challenge and discovery.  Outward Bound pioneers educational programs that inspire young people to embrace their common humanity, engage in service and become active citizens.  The school uses experiential education techniques in a supportive yet challenging environment to strengthen its students.  Outward Bound serves  Baltimore City middle and high school students annually through expeditions designed with specific curriculums to improve outcomes in emotional self-efficacy, conflict resolution, problem-solving and perseverance.