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- Achill Outdoor Education
Centre - Outdoor adventure centre in County Mayo Ireland.
Media rich site with video, sound and a photo gallery.
- The Adventure Agency - Specializing in outings for a company, group, or individuals
including team building exercises and outdoor instruction. Includes
activities available, and quote request.
- Adventure Education - Specializes in courses for people planning careers in outdoor
recreation with a focus on scuba diving. Content in English, German,
Portuguese and Japanese. (Tauranga, New Zealand)
- Adventure Education
International - Trains tertiary level outdoor guides and instructors
in New Zealand for international careers in the outdoor education,
adventure tourism, and outdoor recreation industries. (Tauranga,
- Adverta's Adventure and School
Camps - Bayete and Kareebosch Adventure and School training
camps, including Corporate and Accreditation camps for leadership,
adventure, wildlife and sports training clinics. Based in South
- American Avalanche
Institute - Offering three levels of avalanche training courses
in the western United States. Located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
- Ardroy Outdoor Education
Centre - Offers training in mountaineering, first aid, kayaking,
canoeing, and the environment with a focus on personal development.
- Asheville Outdoors - Provides instruction in climbing and kayaking in western North
Carolina. Also offers group programs and teambuilding.
- Bay Area Wilderness Training - Provides wilderness leadership training to educators. (San Francisco,
- Becoming an Outdoors Woman New
Hampshire - A program sponsored by New Hampshire Fish and
Game Department for women to learn new outdoors skills, increase
their skill level or enjoy the comraderie of those with similar
interests. (Concord, New Hampshire)
- Bogong Outdoor Education
Centre - Caters to school groups but can also be hired by
private or community groups. Offers rock climbing, skiing, and
- Bradford Woods Outdoor and
Leadership Center - Designs and provides action learning programs
including environmental education, camping and challenge programs.
Plus workshops for teachers, camp directors, and field instructors.
- Buitelaar-Canyoning - Based in The Netherlands, the company specializes in customized
outdoor training courses for individuals or businesses in Belgium,
France, and Spain.
- Cal Adventures - Youth and
adult camps and team-building events offered by University of
California, Berkeley campus. Includes program details and online
- Canadian Outdoor
Leadership Training Centre - Wilderness education courses
for careers in adventure tourism offered at Strathcona Park Lodge
and Outdoor Education Centre on Vancouver Island. Includes course
syllabus, equipment lists, instructor information, and employment
opportunities. Also provides alumni testimonials, photo gallery,
reading list, related links, and contact information.
- Canyonlands Field
Institute - Environmental organization offers school and youth
programs, writing and teacher workshops, river and hiking trips,
internships, and graduate residencies in environmental education.
- Castle Rock Institute - Offers students a program of outdoor activities for college
credit. Locations in North Carolina and Australia.
- Christian Mountain Centre - Provider of outdoor multi-activity courses to groups and individuals,
including climbing and kayaking. (Snowdonia, North Wales)
- Colorado Outdoor Adventure
Guide School - Provides training and education in the hunting
guide and outfitter industry as well as other outdoor recreation
professions. (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
- Colorado State Outdoor
Adventure Program - Offers instruction, equipment rentals,
and guided trips in climbing, biking, kayaking, hiking, orienteering,
wilderness first aid, skiing, snowshoeing, and leave no trace
backpacking. (Fort Collins, Colorado)
- Costa Rica Rainforest Outward
Bound School - Rainforest trekking, whitewater rafting, Spanish
language study, kayaking, scuba diving, and study abroad for university
credit. (San Jose, Costa Rica)
- David Matthews -
Offering instruction in hill walking, climbing, scrambling, caving,
abseiling, orienteering, and D of E in the Peaks District. Includes
contact information. Based in Derbyshire, UK.
- Education Through Adventure - Information on provided wilderness travel and positive impact
camping courses, first aid trainings, first responder, CPR and
AED trainings. (Jersey City, New Jersey)
- ELM Outfitter
and Guide Training - Offers training programs for people aspiring
to be hunting guides or run an outdoor school. (Corvallis, Montana)
- Equinox Adventures - Offers paddling, climbing, adventure racing, and search and
rescue courses. Also offers women-only courses and train the trainer
programs. (Willowdale, Ontario)
- First Track Adventures - Outdoor activities and camps for schools, corporate training,
and the general public. Mountain biking, canoeing, skiing, bushwalking,
snorkeling, ropes courses, Koori studies. (Victoria, Australia)
- GO-AdventureSports - Offers team building program, ROPES courses, and instruction
in rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, and wilderness survival
skills. Operates in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC.
- Gulf Sail and Ski Specialists - Organises group tours, activity days, education camps, and outdoor
learning trips for all ages. Specializes in marine and alpine
activities. (Oakhune, New Zealand)
Island Outward Bound - Instruction program for potential wilderness
instructors working with adolescent populations. (Tallahassee,
- Lagganlia Centre - Outdoor
Education Centre offering fully serviced courses, self-catering
accommodations, and leadership training courses. (Inverness-shire,
- Landmark Learning - Courses and instruction for outdoor leaders, group facilitators,
skills instructors, national certifications, and individualized
programs. (Cullowhee, North Carolina)
- Mountain Top
Adventures - An outdoor program for children and adults that
includes backpacking, climbing, caving, and camping. (Grand Rapids,
- National Outdoor Leadership School - Offers various skills courses in addition to wilderness leadership,
courses for educators, and environmental stewardship programs.
- New York City Outward
Bound Center - Offers targeted school programs, professional
development programs for educators, organizational development
programs for schools and nonprofits, adventure programs for youth,
and after school and summer programs. (Long Island City, New York)
- North Carolina Outward Bound - Offers adventure courses for teens and adults including mountaineering,
backpacking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. (Asheville, North
- Northwest Mountain School - Camps in mountaineering, rock climbing, backcountry snowboarding,
and back packing. (Seattle, Washington)
- The Outdoor Education Group - An independent non-profit organisation which teaches students
on adventure based, outdoor experiential learning courses ranging
from 2 to 33 days in length. Based in Victoria, Australia.
- Outdoor Leadership Training
Seminars - Offering trips and training in climbing, backcountry
skiing, whitewater rafting, and backpacking in Colorado, Utah,
Arizona and New Mexico. Also offers courses in logistics, leadership,
and decision making. (Denver, Colorado)
- Outdoor Wilderness Leadership
School - Corporate development, ropes courses, mountain biking,
rock climbing, kayaking, and summer camps. Offices in Virginia
- Outdoorlite Ventures - Based in Llandovery, Wales. Provides instruction in climbing,
navigation, caving, kayaking, and winter skills.
- Outward Bound International - A network of schools in over 40 countries. Outward Bound programs
provide challenging experiences in unfamiliar settings to help
people discover their potential and look after the world around
- Outward Bound South
Africa - An international non-profit experiential education
organisation that uses the outdoors to promote individual growth
and community. (Knysna, South Africa)
- Outward Bound USA - Non-profit organization with five locations in the United States.
Programs emphasize personal growth through experience and challenge
in the wilderness. National headquarters located in Garrison,
- Plas Gwynant Outdoor
Education Centre - Residential outdoor pursuits courses in
Snowdonia including canoeing, kayaking, climbing, and hillwalking.
Based near Beddgelert.
- Rippleffect - A community-based
youth development organization specializing in adventure and wilderness
experiences that build confidence and self-esteem. Based in Portland,
- River Skills Center - Classes, training and certification in Wilderness First Responder,
Wilderness First Aid and CPR, Swiftwater Rescue and Safety, Rock
Rescue and Class IV/V Whitewater Skills. (Mt. Shasta, California)
- Royal Tine Guide and Packer
School - Offers big game guide training plus fly fishing and
camp cooking courses. (Philipsburg, Montana)
- Southern African
Wildlife College - Courses for protected area managers to
manage their areas and associated wildlife populations sustainably.
(Hoedspruit, South Africa)
- Strathcona Outdoor Education
Centre. - Training and wilderness leadership courses for careers
in outdoor education and adventure tourism. (Campbell River, British
Columbia, Canada )
- Superior Institute - Teaches minimal impact camping, cooking in the wilderness, backpacking
techniques, kayaking, and map and compass skills plus environmental
awareness and natural history. (Highland Park, Illinois)
- University of Calgary Outdoor
Program Centre - Offers snow and ice, land, and water courses
plus equipment rental, and repair service. Also runs a climbing
wall and kayak pool. (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
- Voyageur Outward Bound School - Helps young people pursue challenging wilderness experiences
in order to gain a greater understanding and acceptance of themselves
and others. (Ely, Minnesota)
Outdoor Education Centre - Activities include climbing, orienteering,
kayaking, caving, and environmental education. (Weymouth, England)
- Wilderness Expertise - Outdoor courses and expeditions designed for schools or businesses.
Operates primarily in the United Kingdom. (Berkshire, England).