New York State Outdoor Education Association

2213 Professional Studies Building
PO Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045
United States


Our Mission

NYSOEA is a professional organization that promotes interdisciplinary life-long learning in,

for, and about the outdoors and seeks to inspire appreciation of the environment by all people.

Our Goals

  • We promote public awareness of the value of outdoor and environmental education and interpretation.
  • We foster a lifelong appreciation and sense of stewardship for the environment.
  • We help classroom teachers and youth leaders use the outdoors to enrich their curricula and programs.
  • We assist our members in expanding their knowledge and skills in using the environment for responsible educational purposes.
  • We act as a unified voice supporting the fields of environmental education, outdoor education, interpretation and outdoor recreation.



Full Time Land Projects Coordinator

March 9, 2020

The Land Projects Coordinator is primarily responsible for assisting with the identification and...

Moderator Endorsed: K-12 EE

Youth Climate Summits: Join the Movement

March 3, 2020

The Wild Center's Youth Climate Program is hosting interactive, digital introductions to the...


Summer Institute for Teachers: Climate Change...

March 3, 2020

Want to get your students engaged in solutions to climate change? Join a network of teachers for a...


Youth Climate Summit Toolkit

March 3, 2020

The Wild Center's Youth Climate Program just released a revamped version of the Youth Climate...



March 3, 2020

Educator-Naturalist Expected Dates - March 23, 2020toAugust 24, 2020


Summer 2020 Childrens Program Instructors

February 27, 2020

BBG has teaching positions available this summer in a number of its hands-on gardening and science...