Women Outward Bound

 Fifty years ago, girls were not allowed to participate in the rigorous U.S outward bound wilderness school until 24 women broke that barrier. Find out how one month of surviving in the woods changed them…and history…forever

a documentary by Maxine W. Davis
  Distributed nationally by
American Public Television

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Congratulations Jean Replinger!

Yesterday, June 13, Diann Darnell of Women Who Dared from Fairbanks Alaska presented Jean Replinger with the 2018 Women who Dared award for her role in establishing an Outward Bound Program for Women in the BWCA in 1965 and for people with disabilities in 1976. The crown of 90+ people gave her a standing ovation.

At the event there were present  five other women who participated in the inaugural program in the BWCA in 1965 and who are in our documentary. They chatted with everyone  after the screening and shared how the outward bound experience influenced their lives.

"Women Outward Bound" is being broadcasted on Pioneer Public Television on Thursday, June 14 at 8 p.m.

Photo Credit: Pioneer Public Television

Jean Replinger honored with the "Women Who Dared Award"

We are delighted to announce that on June 13 Women Outward Bound will screen at the Marshal Lyon County Library. The event will include a ceremony to honor Marshall resident Jean Sanford Replinger with the 2018 Women Who Dared Gratitude Award for creating the first Outward Bound program for women in 1965 and for establishing the first Outward Bound program for persons with disabilities in 1976.  Some of the women featured in the documentary will participate in a discussion following the screening.