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America Outdoors Association Types of Memberships & Applications

Outfitter membership, domestic.

Membership for outfitters requires that an organization provide outdoor recreation services and equipment to the public for at least 30 separate days per year and that the organization or principal hold all the necessary permits for the areas in which the organization operates. Dues are based on revenues from recreation services, not retail or lodging.


Outfitter membership, international

International outfitter members are those that provide services only outside the boundaries of the U.S. and its territories.


Vendor membership.

Vendor member is available to those companies or businesses that provide services, equipment or supplies to outfitter members. Vendor dues are $300 per year. Click here for a list of Vendor Members.


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The AOA Story

AOA is the national association of outfitters and guides and their suppliers. Check out our list of members.

Become an America Outdoors Member

This two-day educational course is designed for new managers or rising leaders in your outfitting company. It features small group sessions focused on the specific challenges of managers. Topics: risk management, logistics, personnel issues, guest services, how to foster and maintain a positive attitude for everyone from the manager to staff and guests. 

Become an America Outdoors Member

Member Benefits

Save Money on Exclusive Benefits

  • Free Business Kit with membership
  • Savings on credit card processing rates
  • The AOA Shipping Discount Program
  • 5% to 15% savings on liability insurance
  • Payroll Management Services
  • Pro Plans


Legislation & Regulation

Legislation & Regulation:

  • Minimum Wage for Federal Permits
  • Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act reauthorization
  • Expansion of Overtime
  • Latest on Paddlesports Skill Standards
  • Log-in to Outfitter Member Resources for Complete Access to Need-to-Know Documents

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Risk Management

Risk Management:

  • Save 5% to 15% on Liability Insurance
  • White Paper:  Liability in Paddlesports Rental
  • Essential Risk Management Practices DVD
  • Brief on Use of Background Checks

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