The Value of an AEE Membership

As an AEE member, you help promote experiential education and advocate for its use across a variety of fields. With your support, AEE is able to champion the use of experiential education and build the quality of EE programs around the world. 

To provide more flexibility in selecting member benefits that matter most, we offer different tiers of membership for both Individuals and Organizations. You can join for just $60! Or, join as an Organization and get up to 25 individual profiles for your staff (for free!). 

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Along with a welcoming community, we provide some pretty great member benefits to boost your professional development:

Online Access to The Journal of Experiential Education (JEE) *yes, every single article since 1978!

    • The Journal of Experiential Education (JEE) is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing refereed articles on experiential education in diverse contexts. The JEE provides a forum for the empirical and theoretical study of issues concerning experiential learning, program management and policies, educational, developmental, and health outcomes, teaching and facilitation, and research methodology. 

"Working for a small outdoor ed nonprofit, it has been awesome to be able to connect to similar practitioners in my region through the conferences.  I also have found the webinars/professional development opportunities to be an invaluable resources. I love the research articles in the JEE, they help me to stay current on the field findings and practices."

 Exclusive discounts for International Conference and Regional Conference registrations
→ Access to the AEE Networking Hub
    • Access the AEE online member directory and connect directly with over 1,600 Members from 29 Countries
    • Find and connect with your peers, send direct messages, post messages, share photos, join affiliation discussion groups through the Social Community 
    • Network with other Members and share resources in the AEE Members Only Online Forum (Post topics, browse discussions, provide resources, ask questions, subscribe to topics of choice)
 Discounts on AEE Books and publications
→ Discounts on events, gear, and programs from AEE Partners
→ Two FREE job postings in the Experiential Education Jobs Clearinghouse
 Free postings on the AEE Calendar of Events

→ Monthly Member Newsletter Subscriptionbringing you the latest industry news monthly-

  Access to Members-Only Events

But don't just take our word for it...

“The opportunity to meet and be exposed to people and ideas outside of my traditional practice areas has been eye-opening and inspired me to expand my practice areas and network.”

"AEE has provided me with a support system that is far greater than a simple association- a community of people that are making world changing differences in their communities."

"Working for a small outdoor ed nonprofit, it has been awesome to be able to connect to similar practitioners in my region through the conferences.  I also have found the webinars/professional development opportunities to be an invaluable resources. I love the research articles in the JEE, they help me to stay current on the field findings and practices."

"AEE has most impacted me by showing me that I am not alone in the work that I do; by inspiring me, showing me the world of possibility that exists in the field of experiential education."

"AEE is energizing, it is where I have met and will meet my best buds, it's inclusive and makes perfect sense for my ongoing professional learning."

AEE has helped frame social justice in outdoor education and has been integral in my professional development throughout my career.”

"It is my professional home, where other professionals who share the same passion for EE can be found. AEE's focus on social justice helps keep me focused on the reasons we do the work we do. It is all about the clients and students with whom we work."

AEE has values that embrace diversity, excellence, and interactive learning.”

"AEE has been my professional home since Grad School!"