Outdoor Education

Outdoor Inspiration
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 2015, 2016G Born and raised on a small farm in Westmoreland, NH, I connected with the outside world throughout my childhood. Growing up I had the opportunity to creatively play outdoors, help around the farm, and fully embrace all that my small town had to...
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 2015 I owe so much to the Outdoor Education program at UNH. I didn’t even know that I could be having this much fun for a living before I came into the program. The bar is set high for the standards they hold students for, especially in program design. Even...
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 2006 Hey!  Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I spent a good deal of time tramping around in the mountains.  As I was finishing up degrees in Chinese and Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh in 2000, I realized that the outdoors were the place...
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 2007 I am a master's student in Outdoor Education.  Prior to returning to UNH, I was faculty at the Santa Fe Community College, working in the Outdoor Education Leadership and Physical Education departments, had a small climbing guiding business, and worked...
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 2008 Born and raised in the great state of Minnesota, I was introduced to wild places at an early age.  Summer trips to the Boundary Waters Wilderness instilled in me a love for the outdoors and adventure. This passion led me to pursue a BS in Outdoor...
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 2011 I was born in Exeter, New Hampshire and grew up in Massachusetts. My family are life-long Appalachian Mountain Club members and I spent most of my summers hiking around the White Mountains of New Hampshire with them.  I attended Harvard University for...
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 1999 When looking into college programs, I came across the Outdoor Education Program at UNH. After a few visits to Durham, and some time exploring other programs around the country, UNH stood out. The faculty and students, combined with the outdoor...
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 2001 Colleen came to UNH for the Outdoor Education program fresh out of high school. Her high school mentor and Outing Club advisor was an Outward Bound instructor, and recognized her love for outdoor pursuits as well as her strong leadership skills. He...
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 2002 As a young adult searching for the right applicable education, one that would be useful to society and engaging to my own unique talents, I explored many options. Knowing that I had a love of the outdoors, I initially studied Forestry only to realize...
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 2007 I entered the UNH Outdoor Education program as a freshman in the fall of 2003. Throughout my four years At UNH I experienced an education that balanced classroom work, field experiences and hands-on learning. I thoroughly enjoyed the skills classes and...
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 2011 During my years at UNH, I discovered my passion for rock climbing and the outdoors. I joined the Outdoor Education program which then launched me into what is becoming a career in the outdoor industry. I joined the climbing club, was a teacher's...
Major: Outdoor Education Graduation Year: 2013 I am the Director of Experiential Education at the Oakley School – a therapeutic boarding school tucked against the foothills of the Unita Mountains near Park City, UT. The school serves high-school-aged boys and girls who are transitioning home from...