The National Center for Outdoor & Adventure Education (NCOAE) prides itself on having some of the industry’s most qualified and specialized instructors. And, they want to share their knowledge with you, through an Outdoor Educator Instructor course and the NCOAE Core Curriculum.

An Outdoor Educator Instructor Course introduces students to the field of outdoor education through a variety of firsthand outdoor learning experiences.  At the end of the course, you’ll be uniquely qualified to apply for desirable jobs within the areas of adventure education, recreation, wilderness leadership, and experiential education.

5 dates
college credit

Alaska – Outdoor Educator

Hidden in the pristine Alaskan backcountry is a faraway adventure through the least visited National Park in the United States.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 32 days
  • Tuition $6,895.00
4 dates

Patagonia – Outdoor Educator

A 31-day Patagonia expedition designed to give you the skills needed to work professionally as an outdoor educator with international experience. And, it’s absolutely spectacular.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 31 days
  • Tuition $6,600.00
5 dates
college credit

North Carolina – Outdoor Educator

If Outdoor Education interests you, consider our 31-day North Carolina course to help you decide whether a professional career in the outdoors is for you. We think it could be.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 31 days
  • Tuition $5,985.00
Image of students whitewater rafting in the Pacific Northwest.
1 dates

Pacific Northwest – Outdoor Educator

If exploring the remote Pacific Northwest while earning your Wilderness First Responder certificate sounds like the perfect adventure, the NCOAE Outdoor Educator course on Oregon and California’s coast is for you.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 32 days
  • Tuition $6,400.00
1 dates

East Africa – Outdoor Educator

Live a true African adventure. Spend 33-days combining safari, Wilderness First Responder training, cultural immersion and high-altitude backpacking with NCOAE.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 33 days
  • Tuition $7,260.00