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ERIC Number: ED001891
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 98
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OUR SCHOOLS AND RECREATION, THE YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM OF THE LOS ANGELES CITY SCHOOLS.
LESNER, JULIUS; AND OTHERS
YOUTH SERVICES IS A SCHOOL-CONNECTED RECREATION PROGRAM WHICH EXTENDS THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS INTO THE RECREATIONAL SETTING. ACTIVITIES TAKE PLACE AFTER SCHOOL, ON WEEKENDS, AND ON HOLIDAYS. THEY INCLUDE ARTS AND CRAFTS, CAMPING, CIVIC EXPERIENCES, CLUBS, MUSIC, PHYSICAL AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES, SPECIAL EVENTS, AND SPORTS. THE PROGRAM SERVES ADULTS, CHILDREN, AND YOUTH. IT PROVIDES FOR--MENTAL, MORAL, PHYSICAL, AND SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT, COMMUNITY, GROUP, AND INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION, VARIED AND WHOLESOME RECREATION, AND CIVIC, PATRIOTIC, AND SOCIAL TRAINING. PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED AT 500 SCHOOL SITES. THE PROGRAM COOPERATES WITH OTHER COMMUNITY AGENCIES TO PROVIDE A CONTINUALLY EXPANDING RECREATIONAL PROGRAM. QUALIFIED PERSONNEL FROM THE SCHOOL SYSTEM ARE ASSIGNED TO POSITIONS OF LEADERSHIP. ALL PERSONNEL UNDERGO INSERVICE TRAINING. EACH PROGRAM IS DESCRIBED IN TERMS OF OBJECTIVES, CHARACTERISTICS, AND ACTIVITIES FOR EACH AGE GROUP. WEEKLY RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS ARE SUGGESTED FOR ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL PLAYGROUNDS, AND FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL YOUTH AND ADULTS DURING VACATIONS AND AFTER SCHOOL. A PROGRAM IS ALSO SUGGESTED FOR VACATION AND WEEKEND RECREATIONAL CAMPING FOR JUNIOR HIGH YOUTH AND ADULTS. THE ROLE OF RECREATION SERVICES IS DISCUSSED IN REFERENCE TO THE PROBLEMS OF RAPID GROWTH IN AN EXPANDING COMMUNITY.
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Schools, CA.
Identifiers: California (Los Angeles)