AEE Membership Partners

AEE is proud to partner with a variety of programs, organizations, and businesses around the world who share in our mission & vision. Our membership partners offer the AEE community unique discounts and select access to their programs, resources, trainings, and conferences.

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 NOLS - National Outdoor Leadership School

Risk Management Training Discounts

AEE Members receive a 10% registration discount on NOLS risk management training seminars, geared to helping program managers develop sound risk management practices in their outdoor programs. This is a great course for programs that are preparing for accreditation, anticipating the re-accreditation process or desiring new perspectives and tools for risk management in their organization from a system-wide approach. Code Located in Member Resource Library.


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Project Adventure

AEE Members get 10% off on Professional Development Workshops! Code Located in the Member Resource Library.

"We understand the diverse needs of the faculty, staff, and community members you work with every day, so we take the time to work with you to design a program that can be personalized to align with your school or organization's strategic plan. Our single day, multi-day or year-long programs allow participants to develop a growth mindset to create lasting change in the communities they serve. Because of this level of personalization, programs can either take place at our site in Beverly, MA, or at yours."


 

AEE Members receive 40% off on the Behavioral First Responder Certification Course from Alpenglow Education! Code located in the Member Resource Library.

"The Behavioral First Responder course is designed for instructors, administrators, and counselors of all varieties that want to gain understanding  in common behavioral issues and useful responses within the experiential education context. Our course will teach you overarching theories, models, and techniques borrowed from the fields of social work, counseling, and psychology to help you understand why a student is demonstrating a particular behavior, as well as some useful techniques that well help the student through their difficult moment."


Have FUNN with 80+ Virtual Experiential Activities *AEE Members save 30% on ANY annual plan!

Mark Collard is based in Melbourne Australia and is one of our many international members. He attended his first AEE conference in 1990 and his company playmeo was a major sponsor of the 2018 AEE annual conference in Florida. playmeo is best known for having developed the largest searchable online database of experiential group games & activities in the world.

Access 80+ Virtual Connection Activities

playmeo's database now features dozens of our favourite experiential activities which have been adapted to suit a virtual setting from highly-interactive ice-breakers to complex team-building exercises. More virtual activities are uploaded every week. Become a playmeo member today and access every one of these virtual adaptations. Exclusive Offer: AEE members save 30% on ANY annual plan when you use the discount coupon located in the Member Resource Library at checkout. 

ps: in case you think that's a typo, it represents the term Functional Understanding Not Necessary – a whimsical acronym Karl Rohnke created many years ago to mean you don't have to understand what's going on to have a fun time.


 

Do you get asked for your opinion on different products and brands? Are you passionate about your hobbies, side projects or even your job? You’re our kind of expert, and we want to reward your expertise by pairing you with the world’s top brands. 

ExpertVoice is a community of more than 1 million experts who are passionate and experienced in their field. They give recommendations, share advice, and discuss their favorite brands and products. ExpertVoice connects these vetted experts with brands to test new products, enjoy exclusive discounts, and provide authentic feedback.

We're thrilled to have an AEE affiliation team that all AEE members can join to access ExpertVoice benefits! AEE Affiliation Instructions located in the Member Resource Library. 


 

AEE is excited to partner with College Outside, a pro deal site built exclusively for outdoor education. Through your free College Outside membership, AEE members* can purchase deeply discounted gear for your programs, and even provide individual pro deals to your leaders! Members get $20 off your first order.

Why AEE members love College Outside
  • Discounts that are as good (& sometimes better than!) purchasing from a brand directly
  • A streamlined order process built with group purchasing in mind 
  • Expert advice on product suggestions, availability, and processing from the CO staff
  • Pro deal accounts for members of your program too!
*for organizations with a U.S. mailing address only 

 

The Experiential Leadership Institute / The Diploma in Experiential Education (DEEP)

AEE is thrilled to partner with the Experiential Leadership Institute, an organization based in India offering courses that bring to attention the outcomes from cutting-edge work from the fields of Brain-body research, Outdoor and Adventure education, Behavioural sciences, Community building, Conflict management, Peace studies and Experiential practices in education. "All the courses we offer are an attempt to raise the possibility in the minds of educators (teachers, trainers, facilitators, people working with people) that the process of teaching and learning can be exciting, fun, kinaesthetic and meaningful." The Diploma in Experiential Education (DEEP) course is focused on how we can self-facilitate in the practice of the principles of Experiential Education. Learn more

We are thrilled to share that AEE Members will receive a 15% discount on DEEP course fees through our partnership with the Experiential Leadership Institute! AEE Affiliation Instructions located in the Member Resource Library. If you have questions about the registration process, please contact [email protected]

 


 

 

AEE is proud to partner with OutdoorEd.com & IncidentAnalytix. OutdoorEd.com has been providing information and resources to the professional outdoor education community since 2001. IncidentAnalytix is a cloud-based risk management information system for tracking incidents and close calls and utilizes state-of-the-art business intelligence to enhance your risk management decision making. 


At Fifth Pillar Consulting, we work with experiential education providers to enhance the safety and quality of their programming. We also work with individuals, teams, and families to provide coaching and culture-building experiences.  And yes...we can do it all virtually!


 

Kikori is an app for educators that provides them with team building activities that teach academics AND social emotional skills. Activities are aligned with social emotional learning standards, 21st century skills and Sustainable Development Goals so they can be easily incorporated into any group and meet participants’ unique needs.  Through this app, teachers are able to search for the exact activity they need to help their students talk about their feelings and build trust  - and we are now offering activities that can be done virtually and with physical distancing. Our secret sauce is experiential education - a universal way to help students connect with others, build self-awareness, and gain insight into their special strengths.

With the Kikori App, educators can…

  • Explore hundreds of activities aligned with SEL standards and 21st Century Skills - that can be led in the classroom, virtually and while physical distancing 

  • Organize and save favorite activities and custom playlists of activities based on unique classroom needs that can be shared with other educators in your school

  • Filter for activities based on activity type, outcome, grade level, materials available, energy level and so much more!

  • Create their own activities based on collaborative planning and content-based needs