Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

AORE embraces diversity of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, age, socioeconomic status, and outdoor experience and ability.


The AORE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee provides advice and recommendations to the AORE Board of Directors on matters relating to diversity and inclusion. They also develop initiatives, events, trainings and more to create a culture of inclusiveness, collaborative practice, and innovation in the outdoor recreation and education field. Read more in the AORE Diversity and Inclusion Statement.


AORE recognizes that there is an "adventure gap" in America. Some demographic and socioeconomic groups are underrepresented in outdoor recreation and education. In an effort to close this gap, AORE will strive to do the following:

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Public Resources:

Honor Native Land - A Guide and Call to Acknowledgement
| U.S. Department of Arts and Culture

Public Lands in the United States | Examining the past to build a more equitable future: A Curriculum by The Wilderness Society and The Avarna Group