AEE West Region


2020 West Regional Conference

Feb 28- Mar 1
Rob Hill Campground
The Presidio, San Francisco, CA


CHALLENGE~GROW~THRIVE Through Experiential Education!

Being true to ourselves can be a challenge because being authentic is a practice that takes intention and determination. Growing means engaging with the challenge of breaking through the outer shell that keeps our most authentic self contained. Growth, in turn allows us to access our potential, expand our horizons, spread our branches and create deep interconnecting roots! Join us in challenging ourselves to grow and thrive. We are grateful to hold our annual conference at the Rob Hill campground on the Presidio of San Francisco. This hidden jewel sits on the edge of the San Francisco Bay and will be our home for two and a half exciting and impactful days. Our unique location provides an unparalleled panorama of the Golden Gate Bridge; setting the stage for an experience that will nurture our personal and professional growth as individuals and as a community.
Workshop Proposal Submission Deadline has Passed


Registration Rates

Registration fee includes camping but does not include meals (exception: Youth - Saturday Only registration fee includes lunch).

AEE Member: $125 *early bird $100
Non-Member: $140 *early bird $120
Student/AEE Member $75 *early bird $65
Student/Non-Member $105 *early bird $95
One-Day Registration $110 *early bird $95

   Click here to register!  


    Click here for the WRAEE Welcome Letter / KNOW-BEFORE-YOU-GO!   

Have questions? Contact the West Region: [email protected]-

Volunteers are essential for the success of every WRAEE conference. There are many ways for you to get involved with the 2020 conference, including joining the planning committee, and helping with pre-, during- and post-conference tasks. If you are interested, please send an email to [email protected] . Volunteer who commits 6 or more hours at the conference can receive full scholarship to attend! 

 The West Region includes the following states and provinces:

California, Hawaii, Nevada, Baja California and Baja California Sur (Mexico) 



WRAEE Awards

Each year, the region gives out special awards:

  • Rising Star Award  Given to an emerging leader within the field of EE.
  • Exemplary Practices Award – Given to a person or an organization demonstrating exemplary practices within the field of EE.  Areas of practice include, but are not limited to: leadership, service, positive impact, ingenuity, legacy or other contributions to the field of EE.
  • Servant Leader Award – Given to an individual who demonstrates active, excellent leadership and exhibits the highest level of ethical practices.


Thank you to our 2019 Conference Sponsors!

Peak Performance

Peak Team Performance

Growing Greatness

 Growing Greatness


The California Institute for Invincible Youth


Presidio & Point Bonita YMCAs

Bay Area Wilderness Training 

Pacific Leadership Institute (PLI): "A program of San Francisco State University"

The Children are Our Future

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Youth Empowerment Institute

Outdoors Empowered Network

Tribal Wisdom Academy

SEER Education