AORE offers opportunities for members to engage and form authentic relationships in a variety of settings that are inclusive and accessible in order to grow a thriving, supportive community of diverse voices that will help enrich the field of outdoor recreation and education.

Annual conference brings hundreds of individuals who are passionate about outdoor recreation and education under one roof to learn, collaborate, conduct association business, see old friends and colleagues, and make new connections in the industry. This immersive experience offers extensive networking opportunities from our Super Social, Exhibit Hall, and Demo Day events to skills-building workshops. [Learn More]

Behind the members' login to the website lies a plethora of resources waiting for exploration. Members can opt-in to any of our private message boards to receive email notifications and can always come to the website to browse past threads and current conversations. Communicate with members all around the world to gain insight, advice, and support from our amazing community! Check out message boards here. [member login required]




We promote and partner on numerous networking events for individuals working in the field of outdoor recreation and education. These include formal and informal meet-ups at key industry events, member-led learning sessions, and much more! We make sure that the AORE community is always the first to hear of these valuable opportunities through our targeted member communications. [View Upcoming Events]


Each Spring AORE hosts a multi-day virtual inclusive outdoor recreation summit to provide attendees with a wider recognition of exclusionary practices within outdoor recreation and education and ot help them gain better understanding of how they can actively work to make change as leaders in the industry..  This Summit is designed for people who facilitate outdoor recreation and education programs.  if you guide, train or encourage people to get outdoors, this Summit is designed for you! [Learn more]




AORE EVENTS

18
Aug

DE&I Lead & Learn

Aug 18 2022

  Just as the name suggests, we intend for each attendee t...
19
Sep

Affinity Networking: Leadership Development

Sep 19 2022

  Come join in conversation with other outdoor facilitator...
13
Oct

DE&I Lead & Learn

Oct 13 2022

  Just as the name suggests, we intend for each attendee t...
19
Oct

Affinity Networking: Recreational Pursuits

Oct 19 2022

  Come join in conversation with other outdoor facilitator...
1
Dec

Affinity Networking: Career Levels

Dec 1 2022

  Come join in conversation with other outdoor facilitator...
7
Dec

Networking: Academics & Aspiring Academics

Dec 7 2022

  If you currently serve as an academic instructor, profes...

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ALL INDUSTRY EVENTS

18
Aug

DE&I Lead & Learn


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Just as the name suggests, we... Read More
19
Sep

Affinity Networking: Leadership Development


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Come join in conversation... Read More
05
Oct

Risk Management for Outdoor Programs, Online/Virtual Training

Outcomes

  • Gain critical knowledge of best practices in outdoor program risk management
  • Learn procedures, systems, and plans essential to meeting key outdoor safety... Read More
13
Oct

DE&I Lead & Learn


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Just as the name suggests, we... Read More
19
Oct

Affinity Networking: Recreational Pursuits


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Come join in conversation... Read More
02
Nov

Risk Management for Outdoor Programs, Online/Virtual Training

Outcomes

  • Gain critical knowledge of best practices in outdoor program risk management
  • Learn procedures, systems, and plans essential to meeting key outdoor safety... Read More

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