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

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.
Type: Non-Profit
Region: Global
The Association for Experiential Education (AEE) is a nonprofit, professional membership association dedicated to experiential education and the students, educators and practitioners who utilize its philosophy. We strive to:
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.