Participants in the wilderness first responder course practice their skills.

Professional Affiliations

The WSU Outdoor Education and Recreation Center continually strives to be at the forefront of outdoor education standards for safety, instruction, and outdoor leadership. Many classes, trips and workshops are facilitated by leaders in the outdoor industry.

Because of this high standard, the OERC is affiliated with the following organizations:
National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)
Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS (WMI)
Professional Climbing Instructors Association (PCIA)
Center for Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics (LNT)
Aldo Leopold Foundation
American Canoe Association (ACA)
Association for Experiential Education (AEE)
Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE)

Contact Us

Outdoor Education & Recreation Center
oerc@winona.edu
Integrated Wellness Center 140
507.457.2620