The advisory group of the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership is seeking candidates for the position of Editor-in-Chief. The selected candidate will receive training by the current Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Bruce Martin, and then assume the editorship in early 2023. Priority application deadline: July 1, 2022.Read more about Call for Editor-in-Chief
The Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership is the only peer-reviewed journal published in the United States with a specific focus on the areas of outdoor recreation, education, and leadership. Through this collaborative effort between the Association for Outdoor Recreation and Education, the Wilderness Education Association, and the Western Kentucky University Research Foundation, the journal focuses on improving research and practice and reducing the disparity between the two in the represented disciplines.
The journal's mission is to improve outdoor recreation, education, and leadership through the publication and dissemination of peer-reviewed manuscripts. Publishing articles which contribute to the development of theory and practice is a guiding principle of the publication. The journal solicits high quality manuscripts from authors inside and outside of academia. Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts (relevant to outdoor recreation, education, or leadership) in the following three categories: (1) Regular Papers, (2) Essays, Practices and Commentaries, (3) Research Notes and (4) Book Reviews. See more within Author Guidelines in the About tab.
JOREL Online First
Online first papers can be accessed through the Online First link found on this page.
These articles have been peer-reviewed and accepted for publication in the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership.
Each paper has a DOI number and publication year that can be used for citations.
The Online First version will be changed upon assignment to a specific issue.