Our Partners

The OOEC has established a large and growing base of community partners who support our mission and offer their voices, their networks and resources, their financial and in-kind support, and their advocacy to help this coalition succeed.

These organizations represent a diverse cross-section of statewide interests, from business to natural resources to education to conservation, representing the broad impact that outdoor education has on our community.


Alaska Wildland Adventures

African American Outdoor Association


Arnerich 3x5

Audubon Society of Portland

Black Parent Initiative

East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District

Environmental Education Association of Oregon

Friends of Outdoor School

Girl Scouts of Oregon and SW Washington

Gray Family Foundation

Jubitz Family Foundation

Latino Partnership Program

Leupold & Stevens Foundation


McGeady Family Foundation

Metropolitan Group

Neil Kelly Co.


North Star Civic Foundation

Northwest Natural Gas Company

Oregon Community Foundation

Oregon Environmental Literacy Program of the OSU Extension Service

Oregon Forest Research Institute

Oregon State University Extension

Outdoor Industry Association

Passion Impact


Portland Metro STEM Partnership

Recreation Equipment, Inc. (REI)

Schlesinger Family Foundation

Starseed Foundation

The Intertwine

The Nature Conservancy

The Standard


David and Christine Vernier

...and many individuals!