Providing high quality outdoor learning experiences

Quality and Safety

AHOEC Gold Standard outdoor education



Outdoor education adventure activities with the AHOEC


Challenging outdoor education activities - inspired by the AHOEC


AHOEC - enabling inclusive outdoor education


Learning about outdoor education with the AHOEC


The Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres is committed to quality in outdoor learning, to inspirational experiences, challenging activities, excitement and fun, all with a lifelong positive impact. Most of our members hold senior positions in outdoor centres across the UK.

Group Leaders

Breaking down the barriers. Our members are here to help group leaders prepare and plan outdoor education based visits by providing a measured and appropriate approach to the management of risk, an approach supported by RoSPA and the HSE.

Membership Benefits

Find out how joining the Association of Heads of Outdoor Centres can help you

How to join the AHOEC