Bruins Rookies Go Outward Bound on Thompson Island

Working as an Outward Bound instructor for several years on Thompson Island in the Boston Harbor, I had the opportunity to facilitate a wide cross-section of courses with a wide array of groups. Instructing a course of recently drafted Boston Bruins players, however, would have been right up there with the best I’d ever done.

Sitting a mile or so from downtown Boston, Thompson Island is a pretty remarkable place. Groups can tent out, work through team challenges in a low-ropes course, or explore a salt marsh. But the highlight for most visitors is climbing the 65-foot-high Alpine Tower. And judging from the videos below, the same seems to have been true for the Bruins.

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