Applications for AORE 2013 Student Scholarships are now available. You can find a link to the application form in the Awards & Scholarships section of our site, under Student Scholarships.
The AORE 2013 Conference Proposal Form is now available. You can find it in the Conference section of our site, under Educational Presentations.
The 2013 Exhibitor Registration Form is now online! You can find it in the Conference section of our site, under Sponsors and Exhibitors.
In February, the AORE signed the updated Wilderness First Aid Scope of Practices, which serves to, “… assist the lay public, outdoor program administrators, and other consumers of wilderness medicine courses in their choice of an appropriate course and credential for their programs.” This updated Scope is an outcome of countless discussions and the collaborative efforts of many, including the AORE’s 2009 conference Wilderness Medicine Roundtable.
The AORE text book Outdoor Program Administration - Practices and Principles, is now available for sale via aore.com. This is the perfect opportunity to put in your order for next fall's classes! Go to the AORE Store and download the purchase order form now!
This season, please consider giving to the AORE Annual Fund for Student and Professional Development. This is a wonderful and simple way to contribute to your association! Give Online
Thank you for a wonderful 2012 National Conference! Please see our Conference Wrap-Up summary on the conference history page!
Please check out our brand-new AORE online Store in our 'News' tab to the left! The store is powered by our partner SustainU and is where you can purchase the brown and grey AORE logo t-shirts you saw at the conference! Visit and enjoy!
AORE Dropbox: Visit the AORE account to upload your conference presentations and to view others! Visit: Dropbox (which is powered through box.com) for access to this service.
Board of Directors Updates:
We are now accepting applications to be on the Board of Directors, please visit the application to get more information.
Benefits of becoming a Board Member
Being on the Board of Directors to a national professional organization has many benefits. Here are just some of the highlights:
- Extended networking opportunities with the Board members and with your dealings on behalf of the Association.
- Increased presence in your respective field and notoriety for your institution/program.
Uptick in multiple communication forms, including: written, verbal, and oral presentations.
- Experiences related to the Board have given many members the knowledge and opportunity to more coherently convey information to their supervisors and administrators.
- Diversified background for resume building and completion of volunteer engagement.
Have a few minutes to spare, and you'd like to get involved with teh AORE? Check out our give/get campaign!
Here are a few ways to get involved:
- Join a AORE Committee or Task Force
- Volunteer at the 2013 Conference in College Park, Maryland
- Become a Professional Advisor for the AORE
- Create your own fun and exciting volunteer project
Technology Task Force Update:
The Technology Task Force is kicking it into high gear with the implementation fo a newly approved Technology Management Plan. Keep an eye on your Listserv postings for additional details.
Order the AORE text book:
Outdoor Program Administration -Principles and Practices, edited by Mat Erpelding and Geoff Harrison and published by Human Kinetics, for your classes today!
Coming Soon: Conference 2013 Information
We are very excited about our 2013 AORE conference that will be in College Park, MD! The conference will be held November 7-9, 2013.
The conference includes educational sessions, skill workshops and certifications, keynote addresses and peer networking opportunities at a unique conference site each fall. The AORE annual conference is the premier event for current professionals, students and vendors to interact and stay on top of this dynamic and growing field.