REI has earned this title 17 years in a row!

REI Outdoor School offers students of all experience levels the opportunity to learn new activities or brush up their skills. Our experienced instructors teach the basics of activities such as kayaking, camping, snow sports, digital photography and more. For anyone wanting to learn more and gain confidence in their outdoor skills, our classes and outings are great places to start.

REI Outdoor Schools are located in major metropolitan areas across the country, including Atlanta, Bay Area, Boston Area, Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York, Northern California, Portland, San Diego, Seattle – Puget Sound, Washington, D.C. Area and Los Angeles/Orange County.