Booth Outdoor Leadership Development (BOLD) provides experiential leadership development opportunities primarily through outdoor adventure activities. Our goal is to develop outstanding executives by providing opportunities for students to apply techniques learned indoors to outdoors contexts, to build both internal and external resilience. Using action-based learning and outdoors adventure trips, we help students hone their leadership abilities through unique activities that allow them to practice and develop skills such as interpersonal communication, teamwork, influencing, and motivation techniques. Moreover, these activities get students out of their comfort zone, where their decisions have real consequences, in a unique, supportive learning environment.

Special programming is designed to facilitate self-discovery, leadership, and character development, while forging deep bonds with classmates and peers.