AEE Partnerships, Advertising and Sponsorship

Opportunities for Future Partners:


For over 50 years, individuals and organizations have turned to AEE as the informational authority within the Experiential Education field. Advertising at AEE solidifies your place among this dynamic professional community and provides an opportunity to share what you do widely. 





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Current 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. Interested in partnering with AEE to offer Members a special discount, pro deal or service? Contact


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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Offering discounted Access to All Adventure Therapy Trainings and A-T PRO, their subscription service for Adventure Therapists!

Kim Sacksteder, LISW-SV, CCAT and Nick Magle-Haberek, MS, MSW, LICSW, CCAT co-founded Adventure Therapist LLC to "build a bigger boat" for the field of Adventure Therapy and Therapeutic Adventure.  They offer training, consulting, supervision and community for therapists and other professionals working to integrate adventure therapy into their practices or organizations.  

Adventure Therapist LLC offers over 20 different Adventure Therapy trainings, ranging from a week-long in-person intensive to 1 hour webinars on a variety of topics relating to administration, facilitation, risk management and business considerations for adventure therapists.  They also offer A-T PRO, a subscription based service for Adventure Therapists, that provides regular AT-specific consultation and supervision, webinars, an online resource library and online an community to support Adventure Therapists at every stage of their journey.    

Adventure Therapist LLC is happy to offer a 10% discount on A-T PRO and all other adventure therapy trainings to current AEE Members.  

FIFTH PILLAR LOGOFifth Pillar Consulting

Discounted Access to Emotional Intelligence Assessment and Coaching Services
Dan Miller is the founder and president of Fifth Pillar Consulting and works with experiential education providers to enhance the safety and program quality. He also works with individuals and teams to provide leadership development, coaching, and culture-building experiences. 

Fifth Pillar is offering the AEE Member community a very special rate on taking the EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence Assessment.  The EQ-i 2.0 is a scientifically validated tool for measuring emotional intelligence. This assessment provides valuable insights into an individual's self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and interpersonal skills.  It comes with a detailed report that includes in-depth analysis of your scores in 16 different competencies as well as suggestions for how to develop your skills in each area.  This offer also includes a 1-hour interpretation session to help you further understand your results.  Regular pricing for this service is $250.  AEE members receive $100 off!  

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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."

Gap Year LogoThe Gap Year Association’s mission is to maximize the potential of young adults through accessible and meaningful gap year opportunities. Our vision is a semester of gap year time, with access to college credit & financial aid, for every high school graduate. GYA is the only national nonprofit working to coordinate the growing Gap Year Movement. As a public benefit not-for-profit Association with members, we believe that all intentional gap years have significant and positive practical outcomes, whether independent or as part of a formal program. The GYA focuses on four core areas: Research, Equity & Access, Resources, and finally Standards & Accreditation. The Gap Year Association is the Standards Development Organization for gap year education in the United States, as recognized by the US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.

AEE Members get a 10% discount on GYA Annual Conferences!

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AEE Members receive 30% 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."

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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.

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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.

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The Experiential Leadership Institute

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."

IncidentAnalytix logoAEE is proud to partner with & IncidentAnalytix. has been providing information and resources to the professional outdoor education community since 2001.

AEE IncidentAnalytix® Discount IncidentAnalytix is a cloud-based system developed specifically for the outdoor education industry to track and analyze incident and close call data. AEE is excited to announce that organizational members can purchase licenses for the IncidentAnalytix® Public Cloud at a 10% discount per User License. Accredited AEE Organizations will receive a 25% discount per User License. These discounts are on top of the standard discounts for volume license purchases. 

AEE is working with a number of outdoor education providers and IncidentAnalytix to create recommendations for incident data collection in our field. By having organizations collect a common minimum set of data, we look forward to being able to analyze the data collected to improve risk management practices in the fields of adventure education and outdoor behavioral healthcare. More information is about IncidentAnalytix available at

experiential consulting llc logoAEE is proud to partner with Experiential Consulting, LLC to offer AEE Members an exclusive discount on the new book: Beneficial Risks: The Evolution and Risk Management for Outdoor and Experiential Education Programs

The mission of Experiential Consulting, LLC is to empower outdoor programs with guidance, resources, and strategies to align their risk management systems with their organizational mission, values, and culture. Experiential Consulting, LLC supports the risk-management efforts of mission-driven programs that have a positive impact on their participants, staff, and communities. 

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AEE is proud to partner with Viristar! AEE Members receive a 10% discount on Risk Management for Outdoor Programs trainings. Members: use discount code located in the AEE Member Resource Library, and learn more or enroll here.

Viristar’s Risk Management for Outdoor Programs training is an online, certificated 40-hour course in safety management for experiential, adventure, wilderness, travel and outdoor programs. This acclaimed course provides essential knowledge for program managers to successfully manage risk to best practice standards. Courses are offered each month; topics include legal considerations, staff, equipment management, emergency response, media relations, accreditation, incident reviews, systems thinking, and much more.

Viristar provides consulting and training services, including risk management training, safety audits (risk management reviews), and incident reviews, to experiential education and related organizations around the world. Viristar has provided its acclaimed risk management trainings for experiential education program providers in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, USA, Canada, Greece, Singapore, Slovakia, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Thailand and Australia. Learn more at

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Kikori's community-driven platform provides educators, facilitators and trainers easy access to experiential and social emotional learning activities that integrate seamlessly into their programs. 

Kikori is available on Apple and Android devices - as well as from your desktop!

With Kikori, folks can…

  • Explore hundreds of activities aligned with SEL standards and 21st Century Skills that can be led in a classroom, outdoors, or virtually

  • Organize and save favorite activities and custom PLAYlists of activities based on unique participant needs that can be shared with other educators, facilitators or trainers

  • Filter for activities based on activity type, goals & outcomes, participant age, materials available, energy level and so much more!

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

As Adventure Coordinators, School Social Workers, and Facilitators ourselves, we know the importance of being able to share these activities and create a community within your staff.  

With the Kikori Organization Package, folks receive: 

  • Multi-user discounts

  • All Premium User functions including the ability to discover and create activities, filter and search, create and publish playlists

  • Ability to share activities within your organization or school network

  • Dedicated onboarding and implementation services provided by Kikori staff

AEE Members: Kikori is offering a 15% off premium membership for Individual Members and 50% off of their Organizational Package for AEE Organization/Accredited Members! Offer expires Dec 31, 2023. 

Find the discount code & instructions in the AEE Resource Library!