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 Achill Outdoor Education Centre
Outdoor adventure centre in County Mayo Ireland. Media rich site with video, sound and a photo gallery.

 Adventure Education
Specializes in courses for people planning careers in outdoor recreation with a focus on scuba diving. Content in English, German, Portugese and Japanese. (Tauranga, New Zealand)

 Adventure Education International
Trains tertiary level outdoor guides and instructors in New Zealand for international careers in the outdoor education, adventure tourism, and outdoor recreation industries. (Tauranga, New Zealand)

 Adventure Realm Canada
A non-profit outdoor school dedicated to helping teens and adults realize their full potential through experiential outdoor education in the Canadian Rockies. (Golden, British Columbia)

 American Avalanche Institute
Offering three levels of avalanche training courses in the western United States. Located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

 Ardroy Outdoor Education Centre
Offers training in mountaineering, first aid, kayaking, canoeing, and the environment with a focus on personal development. (Argyll, Scotland)

 Asheville Outdoors
Provides instruction in climbing and kayaking in western North Carolina. Also offers group programs and teambuilding.

 Bay Area Wilderness Training
Provides wilderness leadership training to educators. (San Francisco, California)

 Becoming an Outdoors Woman New Hampshire
A program sponsored by New Hampshire Fish and Game Department for women to learn new outdoors skills, increase their skill level or enjoy the comraderie of those with similar interests. (Concord, New Hampshire)

 Bogong Outdoor Education Centre
Caters to school groups but can also be hired by private or community groups. Offers rock climbing, skiing, and environmental studies.

 Bradford Woods Outdoor and Leadership Center
Designs and provides action learning programs including environmental education, camping and challenge programs. Plus workshops for teachers, camp directors, and field instructors. (Martinsville, Indiana)

Based in The Netherlands, the company specializes in customized outdoor training courses for individuals or businesses in Belgium, France, and Spain.

 Cal Adventures
Youth and adult camps and team-building events offered by University of California, Berkeley campus. Includes program details and online registration.

 Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training Centre
Wilderness education courses for careers in adventure tourism offered at Strathcona Park Lodge and Outdoor Education Centre on Vancouver Island. Includes course syllabus, equipment lists, instructor information, and employment opportunities. Also provides

 Canyonlands Field Institute
Environmental organization offers school programs, graduate residency, writing and teacher workshops, elderhostel, and river and hiking trips. (Moab, Utah)

 Castle Rock Institute
Offers students a program of outdoor activities for college credit. Locations in North Carolina and Australia.

 Christian Mountain Centre
Provider of outdoor multi-activity courses to groups and individuals, including climbing and kayaking. (Snowdonia, North Wales)

 Colorado Outdoor Adventure Guide School
Provides training and education in the hunting guide and outfitter industry as well as other outdoor recreation professions. (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

 Colorado State Outdoor Adventure Program
Offers instruction, equipment rentals, and guided trips in climbing, biking, kayaking, hiking, orienteering, wilderness first aid, skiing, snowshoeing, and leave no trace backpacking. (Fort Collins, Colorado)

 Costa Rica Rainforest Outward Bound School
Rainforest trekking, whitewater rafting, Spanish language study, kayaking, scuba diving, and study abroad for university credit. (San Jose, Costa Rica)

 Education Through Adventure
Information on provided wilderness travel and positive impact camping courses, first aid trainings, first respodner, CPR and AED trainings. (Jersey City, New Jersey)

 ELM Outfitter and Guide Training
Offers training programs for people aspiring to be hunting guides or run an outdoor school. (Corvallis, Montana)

 Equinox Adventures
Offers paddling, climbing, adventure racing, and search and rescue courses. Also offers women-only courses and train the trainer programs. (Willowdale, Ontario)

 First Track Adventures
Outdoor activities and camps for schools, corporate training, and the general public. Mountain biking, canoeing, skiing, bushwalking, snorkeling, ropes courses, Koori studies. (Victoria, Australia)

 Go-Adventure Sports
Operates in Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC and offers courses and trips in climbing, caving, mountain biking, and orienteering. (Takoma Park, Maryland)

 Gulf Sail and Ski Specialists
Organises group tours, activity days, education camps, and outdoor learning trips for all ages. Specializes in marine and alpine activities. (Oakhune, New Zealand)

 HSE Approved First Aid Training
Adventure First Aid provides nationwide training for people travelling overseas or taking part in Gap year programes. Training assumes no prior knowledge, allows hands on practice, ensuring people know how to manage an Immediate crisis. 10& discount for

 Hurricane Island Outward Bound
Instruction program for potential wilderness instructors working with adolescent populations. (Tallahassee, Florida)

 Lagganlia Centre
Outdoor Education Centre offering fully serviced courses, self-catering accommodations, and leadership training courses. (Inverness-shire, Scotland)

 Landmark Learning
Courses and instruction for outdoor leaders, group facilitators, skills instructors, national certifications, and individualized programs. (Cullowhee, North Carolina)

 Mountain Top Adventures
An outdoor program for children and adults that includes backpacking, climbing, caving, and camping. (Grand Rapids, Michigan)

 National Outdoor Leadership School
Offers various skills courses in addition to wilderness leadership, courses for educators, and environmental stewardship programs. (Lander, Wyoming)

 New York City Outward Bound Center
Offers targeted school programs, professional development programs for educators, organizational development programs for schools and nonprofits, adventure programs for youth, and after school and summer programs. (Long Island City, New York)

 North Carolina Outward Bound
Offers adventure courses for teens and adults including mountaineering, backpacking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. (Asheville, North Carolina)

 Northwest Mountain School
Camps in mountaineering, rock climbing, backcountry snowboarding, and back packing. (Seattle, Washington)

 Outdoor Leadership Training Seminars
Offering trips and training in climbing, backcountry skiing, whitewater rafting, and backpacking in Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. Also offers courses in logistics, leadership, and decision making. (Denver, Colorado)

 Outdoor Wilderness Leadership School
Corporate development, ropes courses, mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, and summer camps. Offices in Virginia and Montana.

 Outdoorlite Ventures
Based in Llandovery, Wales. Provides instruction in climbing, navigation, caving, kayaking, and winter skills.

 Outward Bound
Non-profit organization with five locations in the United States. Programs emphasize personal growth through experience and challenge in the wilderness. National headquarters located in Garrison, New York.

 Outward Bound South Africa
An international non-profit experiential education organisation that uses the outdoors to promote individual growth and community. (Knysna, South Africa)

 Outward Bound Thailand
Offers corporate team building and youth and student group activities. Content in English and Thai. Located in Bangkok.

 Plas Gwynant Outdoor Education Centre
Residential outdoor pursuits courses in Snowdonia including canoeing, kayaking, climbing, and hillwalking. Based near Beddgelert.

 River Skills Center
What's New for 2002 New classes and more. Our Classes Training and certification in Wilderness First Responder, Wilderness First Aid and CPR, Swiftwater Rescue and Safety, Rock Rescue and Class IV/V Whitewater Skills. (Mt. Shasta, California)

 Royal Tine Guide and Packer School
Offers big game guide training plus fly fishing and camp cooking courses. (Philipsburg, Montana)

 School of Wilderness Arts & Technology
Skills and leadership training center. Skills include canoeing, navigate, climbing, rescue, and leadership. (Palmer Rapids, Ontario)

 Southern African Wildlife College
Courses for protected area managers to manage their areas and associated wildlife populations sustainably. (Hoedspruit, South Africa)

 SportsJones: "Requiem for an Explorer"
A tribute to Paul Petzoldt, the founder of the National Outdoor Leadership School. (08/24/2001)

 Strathcona Outdoor Education Centre.
Training and wilderness leadership courses for careers in outdoor education and adventure tourism. (Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada )

 Superior Institute
Teaches minimal impact camping, cooking in the wilderness, backpacking techniques, kayaking, and map and compass skills plus environmental awareness and natural history. (Highland Park, Illinois)

 The Adventure Agency
Specializing in outings for a company, group, or individuals including team building exercises and outdoor instruction. Includes activities available, and quote request.

 UCLA Outdoor Adventures
Activities include backpacking, climbing, kayaking, sailing, and windsurfing. Offers private lessons in addition to standardized courses plus equipment rental. (Los Angeles, California)

 University of Calgary Outdoor Program Centre
Offers snow and ice, land, and water courses plus equipment rental, and repair service. Also runs a climbing wall and kayak pool. (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

 Voyageur Outward Bound School
Helps young people pursue challenging wilderness experiences in order to gain a greater understanding and acceptance of themselves and others. (Ely, Minnesota)

 West River Valley Outing Club
Not-for-profit corporation that provides adventure-based recreational and educational programs for all ages in the West River Valley and neighboring communities. (West Dummerston, Vermont)

 Western Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Offers mountaineering, skiing and water based activity courses in the western Himalayas plus courses in tandem with the Indian Mountaineering Federation. (Manali, India)

 Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre
Activities include climbing, orienteering, kayaking, caving, and environmental education. (Weymouth, England)

 Wilderness Expertise
Outdoor courses and expeditions designed for schools or businesses. Operates primarily in the United Kingdom. (Berkshire, England)