Outward Bound Indonesia is a world-class outdoor learning that empowers a winning attitude, builds teams, sharpens leadership potential and maximizes life

History Indonesia

Outward Bound philosophy was first introduced in the country by Outward Bound Indonesia co-Founders Djoko Kusumowidagdo Recipient of 2013 Portland State University's Distinguished MBA Alumnus Award and Elly Tjahja in 1990. They had a vision to build the Nation by helping alleviate the multi-dimensional problems that Indonesia was facing at the time. Djoko and Elly believed that the solution to these challenges lies in the quality and character of the People.

The founding of Outward Bound in Indonesia pioneered an avenue for education and leadership training that focuses in the soft skills through outdoor learning. For over twenty years we have inspired people to become of self-empowerment, self-worth with compassion for the communities around them.

Outward Bound Indonesia is the pioneer of outdoor learning in Indonesia and member of Outward Bound International.


OBI's First cohort in 1990, on top of Mount Lembu, Jatiluhur


“Outward Bound leads to people who never give up, who try and try again, and who reach for limits otherwise unknown”

– Djoko Kusumowidagdo, Founder of Outward Bound Indonesia, 1990

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Menara Kebon Jeruk Blok F
Jl. Arjuna Utara no. 16 Kebon Jeruk
Jakarta Barat INDONESIA
Phone: +6221 548 1529
E-mail: info@outwardboundindo.org

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