INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP
The Wilderness Education Association's 2024 International Conference on Outdoor Leadership (ICOL) will take place at the YMCA’s Blue Ridge Assembly conference center in Black Mountain, NC, just outside of Asheville, NC. The 2024 ICOL is designed to deliver an inspired, practical, and motivating learning experience for attendees. The theme for the 2024 conference will be FINDING TRUE NORTH: GUIDING WILDERNESS EDUCATION WITH INTENTIONALITY.
February 7-9, 2024
Certified Outdoor Educator Clinic: February 5-7, 2024
AMGA Singe Pitch Instructor: February 5-7, 2024
Hybrid Wilderness First Responder Recertification: February 5-7, 2024
The WEA is thrilled to present culture shaping and innovative leaders that will help curate your experience. The keynote speakers are business leaders, entrepreneurs, award winners, athletes, authors, gearheads, teachers and trainers, and passionate about wild spaces and the future of the outdoors. Each individual is a powerhouse in their corner of the industry with a unique set of experiences and a deep perspective on the professionalism of the outdoor leader. We couldn't be more excited for them to share their insights at ICOL 2024!