These organizations are Associations or Membership Organizations that support groups or aspects of the outdoor education industry.

Region: Global
The Association for Experiential Education is a membership organization that strives to elevate and expand the global capacity of Experiential Education. AEE is committed to supporting professional development, theoretical advancement, and the evaluation of Experiential Education Worldwide. Our Mission BUILD | SUPPORT | PRESENT Build an inclusive and accessible community for experiential education professionals that is firmly rooted in the philosophy, principles and practices of experiential education.
Region: US
The mission of the Association is to provide opportunities for professionals and students in the field of outdoor recreation and education to exchange information, promote the preservation and conservation of the natural environment, and address issues common to college, university, community, military, and other not-for-profit outdoor recreation and education programs.
ACCT is a membership organization serving the global challenge course community. We set standards for the field, publish a newsletter for our members, and hold a conference in the US every year. Our objective is to continue to raise the quality of challenge course programming.