Outdoor Education

Providing practical and active learning experiences, mostly in nature, for the benefit of the person, community and the environment

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Adventure Tourism

Supporting NSW adventure tourism operators to provide safe, sustainable, eco-friendly, world-class experiences.

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Nature Therapy

Increasing health, wellbeing, personal development and connectedness through life-affirming experiences in nature.

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Outdoor Recreation

Encouraging — and advocating for — free, fun and independent outdoor pursuits as well as led-outdoor recreation activities that are journey or centre-based.

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Upcoming Events

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Professional Development

Semester 1 2017

Outdoors NSW is currently finalising a series of workshops for Semester 1.  We will publish the dates shortly.

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We welcome membership applications from organisations and individuals active in the outdoor communities of recreation, education, adventure-based tourism and nature therapies. Together we can do more

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Discover NSW’s 12 Sport & Rec camps.

There’s no better place to experience real life learning than outdoors. Across New South Wales Sport and Recreation Centres provide accessible and affordable activities for all abilities.

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Latest News

ACA National Conference Call for Presenters


Outdoor and Environmental Educator Workshop Opportunities announced

The Centennial Parklands Nature Pedagogy professional development programs for 2017 have now been finalised and bookings and enquiries can now be [...]

ACARA: Curriculum Connections to Outdoor Learning

We have some great news to share that will benefit all! The Outdoor learning curriculum connection has now been published [...]