Survive and thrive. We teach primitive and traditional skills and offer a unique physical and mental challenge in southern Utah. And we’ve been doing it for 50 years. Are you ready?
“A step beyond Outward Bound… we recommend BOSS.”
“I look back and I think ‘how could a two week trip change things this much?’”
★★★★ (top rating) “…the place to go to gain primitive survival skills.”
“From now on, nothing… was unconquerable.”
After roughing it with the BOSS, you’ll be ready for just about anything.”
The Boulder Outdoor Survival School (BOSS) has been teaching outdoor survival, wilderness, and primitive skills in the sandy canyon bottoms of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the high mountain tops surrounding Boulder, UT since 1968.
BOSS is a school dedicated to the instruction and preservation of traditional living skills and the development of people through experiences within the natural world.
We serve students from around the world. Every year students come to study with us from: across the US, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Germany, South Korea, Japan, Brazil, the Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, and beyond.
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.