Council for Adventure & Outdoor Education and Recreation (CAOER)
What We Do
The Council for Adventure & Outdoor Education/Recreation (CAOER) supports and promotes innovative and challenging educational and recreational adventure and other outdoor activities. Holistic programming with a focus of personal growth in the out-of-doors, developing the self, understanding group dynamics on challenge courses and greater awareness of environmental issues are now a critical part of K-12 school and university curricular, camp programs, and the leisure pursuits of a vast majority of physically active people worldwide. CAOER is a leading professional resource for cutting-edge training, high quality programs, and establishing standards in the field for all people across the lifespan.
Get involved: Council Chair Anne Wiggin
Who We Serve
University/college faculty interested in adventure and outdoor recreation/education; programmers of campus recreational opportunities; K-12 teachers, camp directors and instructors; community recreation program directors/instructors.