The Texas Outdoor Education Association (TOEA) is a non-profit education community that promotes bringing the outdoors into our classrooms and our classrooms to the world. TOEA offers an annual Fall Workshop where educators from across Texas can share ideas with one another.

The TOEA shall be an organization of individuals and groups with a common interest in outdoor education working toward the attainment of an appreciation, understanding and wise use of the total environment by all people.


TOEA's membership includes K-12 teachers (physical education, fine arts, science, math, and more), college professors, camp directors and counselors, employees of organizations like Texas Parks and Wildlife, conservation and wildlife associations, and more! 



A note from Tresa Gilchrest (May 2018)


Dear Friends,

We wanted to let you know that the memorial for Buddy has been scheduled.

A Celebration of Life for Norman (Buddy) Gilchrest will be held on Wednesday May 23, 2018 at 1:30pm at the Bobo Spiritual Life Center, located at the corner of 5th and Speight on the Baylor campus. Parking is available in the Seventh & James Baptist Church parking lot which is just across James Ave.

Love and Friendship,