ERIC Number: ED027119
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Camping for Disadvantaged Youth, an Informal Educational Approach.
Word, Ulyss G.
The document provides a summary of special 4-H summer camps for disadvantaged youth in Arkansas. The camping experience in which the participants overcome inadequacies in social skills, self-discipline, self-confidence, and self-assurance is described. Major emphasis is given to the development of socialization skills and to health- and hygiene-related activities. Procedures followed in selecting participants, establishing camp procedures, and program activities are discussed. An extensive evaluation based on 3 years of summer camps is included. Related documents are RC 003 229 and RC 003 230. (JM)
Descriptors: Activities, Camping, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Environment, Educational Opportunities, Health Activities, Hygiene, Interpersonal Relationship, Outdoor Education, Physical Activities, Program Evaluation, Social Adjustment, Socialization, Youth Programs
Extension Executive Assistant, P.O. Box 391, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203 (MP 103).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Federal Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville. Agricultural Extension Service.
Identifiers: Arkansas Special Youth Project; 4 H Clubs