Students and professionals in outdoor education fields will partake in the annual Adventure Education Conference, Nov. 2 at Western Carolina University. The conference, hosted by the WCU parks and recreation management program, will offer interaction through presentations and networking opportunities.
The event’s theme is “Twenty Years of Adventure.” Workshops, exhibits, presentations and hands-on learning opportunities — many of them in outdoor settings — are featured throughout the conference. The keynote speaker at 9:30 a.m. will be WCU’s Winford “Windy” Gordon, assistant professor of psychology.
The Adventure Education Conference began at Western Carolina with students in the Parks and Recreation Majors Club in 1992.
Registration is $25 for students or $30 for non-students and includes catered breakfast and lunch. Door prizes will be given.