Welcome to the 5th conference of Wilderness Education Association Japan. We hope to provide you the opportunity sharing outdoor world beyond the country. We will invite Karla Henderson, Professor Emeritus of North Carolina State University, to this conference and you must get lasting information of world outdoor society. Although our conference is concentrated into one day, we have plan excellent pre and post conference programs. we also connected to the more academic conference of Japan Outdoor Education Society, which supported our conference. You will have a chance to present your research at this conference, too. Odaiba is one of the most popular area for shopping, playing and sightseeing in Tokyo. We hope we can meet you in Tokyo this summer.


JUN 15th

9:00-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:30 Welcome Remark by the Presidents of WEAJ

10:30-12:00 Opening Keynote

“the Vision of Japanese Mountain Guide Industry”

Shunji Takekawa (the Director of Japan Mountain Guide Association)

12:00-12:30 Lunch

12:30-14:00 Workshop Session1

14:00-15:30 Workshop Session2

14:15-15:30 Symposium

"Camping × Wilderness"

15:30-17:00 Special Keynote

“The Integration of Camp and Wilderness Education”

Karla Henderson, Ph.D. (Professor Emeritus of North Carolina State University)

Deborah Bialeschki, Ph.D. (Senior Researcher with the American Camp Association)

17:00-20:00 Evening Social, Award Ceremony, Outdoor Goods Auction

JUN 16th


Wilderness Risk Management Conference

Entry Fee

Professional 8,000 yen/ Student 4,000 yen/ Oversea Participant 4,000 yen for One Day

*Please pay in cash on the day.

Contact Us

5th WEAJ Conference Exective Committee