This course is designed as an introduction and exploration of outdoor education programs for students considering employment in camp settings. Students will be introduced to a variety of program philosophies and special interest camps. Outdoor safety, environmental awareness, and designing meaningful activities that are engaging and appropriate for children are the main emphasis of the course. The class will have a practical application component. Students will be expected to participate in a field trip to a local outdoor outfitter. Provides an overview of classes required in the Outdoor Leadership certificate of proficiency and may assist students in determining future educational goals.
Recommended Preparation:CD 125 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better or “Pass”
1 UNIT: 1 hour lecture