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Over the past year I have gone out with groups of three to six varying from all male to co-ed with a field guide into the wilderness in order to canoe, backpack, and rock climb all while taking on the challenge of trying to help the group learn to understand themselves, recognizes the problems in their lives, and help them reconnect with their families at the end of the trip. When considering wilderness therapy for someone we take into account their history, their personality, and the benefits the individual could receive from the trip. Over the course of the 22 day trips I helped individuals canoe for the first time on a river even going through class three ...
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Dear AEE friends and colleagues, A priority for the AEE Board of Directors is to increase the association’s efforts to communicate the value and impact of experiential education to audiences outside our own community. Many of us already contribute individually in this way – by promoting our programs to community and business groups, partnering with schools, presenting at other professional conferences, or communicating with the media. AEE will expand its work supporting members in their efforts to promote experiential education. We will also begin building the association’s outreach activities to increase appreciation of experiential education and raise ...
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The AEE Board of Directors meets in-person twice a year – once in the first half of the year and once during the AEE International Conference. In June, Board member Antonio Galvan Luna hosted the 2016 spring Board meeting in his hometown of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. As an organization committed to supporting experiential education around the globe, the Board utilized this meeting for important, intentional outcomes. We conducted local outreach to broaden awareness and understanding of experiential education. We expanded the cultural experience and broadened the prospective of AEE board members. We gained heightened empathy for how our international neighbors ...
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