New England College is located in Henniker, NH. NEC is committed to Experiential Education, Civic Engagement, and the Natural Environment.
This program uses the outdoor classroom environment to develop and enhance wilderness skills while incorporating educational practices to support adventure and wilderness leadership. In doing so, this major prepares students for careers in outdoor education and to lead wilderness and adventure trips within the field of Outdoor Education. The blending of experiences in science, sport and recreation management, education, and other departments is designed to enable students to support students in developing broad scope skills in order to find careers in a variety of fields requiring leadership or education. Some students may benefit from more electives leading to a double major or a minor. These decisions are done in conjunction with meeting with the advisor and discussing professional goals.