What's Included in an AEE Membership?

AEE has hundreds of members from around the world who represent a variety of experiential education professions and degree programs. By joining AEE, you become part of this diverse community of students, professionals, organizations, and universities who believe that the core of learning is greatly enhanced by experiential forms of education and who are collectively changing the face of education. 

AEE’s member community reflects the many fields that utilize experiential education methodologies. Members work in outdoor, classroom, human service, organizational training, therapeutic, and adventure settings. Together they stand behind an educational philosophy that fosters personal growth, leadership development, teamwork, and environmental stewardship through hands-on experiences.

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 Experiential Education programs around the world.

“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.”


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To become a member of AEE, select your membership type below and click the Join button to get started. Please contact us if you have any questions. 
Is Your Organization Already a Member? If your organization is already a member, then so are you! Create your own account by clicking here to take advantage of your organization's membership. Simply add the name of your Organization in the 'Parent Company' field.

Individual

Individual Memberships are ideal for individuals, students, or business owners.


An Individual Membership provides you with member benefits and simultaneously supports AEE's mission and vision to expand and elevate Experiential Education worldwide. Explore all of the benefits below and consider which financial contribution is the most feasible for you at this time. We thank you for your support of Experiential Education!

ALL Individual Membership Levels (Supporter, Advocate, Leader) will receive the following benefits:

  • Access to the Journal of Experiential Education
  • Access AEE Books and Publications
  • Get two free Job Postings & post your resume on the Experiential Education Job Board *2 per year
  • Receive the Monthly Member Newsletter
  • Access Member Discounts and Pro Deals
  • Access the Member Directory
  • Eligibility for AEE Awards
  • Share stories, news, and events through AEE Social Media Channels and AEE Newsletters
  • Register for Conferences at a Discounted Rate
  • Post Up to 10 Upcoming Events in the AEE Event Calendar

3 Individual Member Level Tiers to Choose From:

1) Supporter $75 / year
The Supporter Membership offers you the member benefits listed above and supports AEE's mission to expand and elevate the advancement of Experiential Education worldwide. $75 is the minimum Membership contribution that AEE offers to be able to sustain the Association.

2) Advocate $175 / year
In addition to all of the benefits above, the Advocate Membership level provides additional funds which will be used to bolster existing AEE programs such as membership support to Members who may not be able to meet our $75 Supporter tier, the funding scholarships for our conferences, and promotes our mission to offer programming and events to the greater community at little to no cost.

3) Leader $275 / year
In addition to all of the benefits above, the Leader Membership level allows our team to continue to diligently research and provide standards for safety, risk management, and best practices. Your support allows AEE to continue to grow our staff and volunteer presence, create new educational opportunities for the community, and propel the Association forward with new initiatives.

*PLEASE NOTE you will be required to pay online. If you need to pay via check or some other method, please contact sherry@aee.org.

If you choose to pay by credit card, you can also save the card for future checkouts! And, you can opt-in to auto-pay for future renewal dues invoices.

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Organization

Organizational Memberships are ideal for organizations, schools, universities/colleges, or businesses with multiple employees.


An Organizational Membership provides member benefits to an unlimited number of staff, faculty, or students of your organization and simultaneously supports AEE's mission and vision to expand and elevate Experiential Education worldwide. Explore all of the benefits below and consider which financial contribution is the most feasible for you at this time. We thank you for your support of Experiential Education!

ALL Organizational Membership Levels (Supporter, Advocate, Leader) will receive the following benefits:

  • Get an unlimited number of sub-memberships (add your Staff! Sub-members can access member benefits, will have an individual profile in the member directory, and will have personal login credentials) 
  • Access to the Journal of Experiential Education
  • Access AEE Books and Publications
  • Get two free Job Postings & post your resume on the Experiential Education Job Board *2 per year
  • Receive the Monthly Member Newsletter
  • Access Member Discounts and Pro Deals
  • Access the Member Directory
  • Eligibility for AEE Awards
  • Share stories, news, and events through AEE Social Media Channels and AEE Newsletters
  • Register for Conferences at a Discounted Rate
  • Post Up to 10 Upcoming Events in the AEE Event Calendar

3 Organizational Member Level Tiers to Choose From:

1) Supporter Organization $325 / year
The Supporter Membership provides you and an unlimited number of your team members with the member benefits listed above and supports AEE's mission to expand and elevate the advancement of Experiential Education worldwide. $325 is the minimum organizational Membership contribution that AEE offers to be able to sustain the Association.

2) Advocate Organization $425 / year
In addition to all of the benefits above, the Advocate Membership level allows us to grant scholarships to Members who may not be able to meet our $325 Supporter tier, helps us to fund scholarships for our conferences, and supports us in our mission to offer programming and events to the greater community at little to no cost.

3) Leader Organization $750 / year
In addition to all of the benefits above, the Leader Membership level also allows our team to continue to diligently research and provide standards for safety, risk management, and best practices. Your support allows AEE to continue to grow our staff and volunteer presence, create new educational opportunities for the community, and propel the Association forward with new initiatives.


Adding Staff Members to your account: As an Organizational or Accredited Member, you can have an unlimited number of staff members associated with your Organizational Membership. Each staff member will have unique login credentials. You will need to tell your staff to JOIN the Association at www.aee.org/create-account and enter your organization name under the 'Parent Company' field to be given a free account and member benefits. Each staff Member will need to JOIN AEE. If there are questions, please email anna@aee.org.

*PLEASE NOTE you will be required to pay online. If you need to pay via check or some other method, please contact sherry@aee.org.

If you choose to pay by credit card, you can also save the card for future checkouts! And, you can opt-in to auto-pay for future renewal dues invoices.

"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."

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