There are many ways to create a career in outdoor education and many study and work experience paths you can follow in shaping the career you want. On these pages you can discover the divergent path some of our outdoor educators have taken and what’s on their horizons next.
Given you are in a field where you are responsible for the safety of others, in-depth experience in any physical endeavour is highly advantageous. To that end OEA encourages anyone who wants to have a career in outdoor education to spend time in their youth and at other times in the outdoors, up-skilling in various craft. Though typically anyone who wants to have a career in outdoor education would revel in being outdoors and being active anyway.