ERIC Number: ED038222
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
The Counselors' Handbook for the Outdoor School.
Gilfillan, Warren C.; Burgess, Robert A.
Materials available in this manual are designed to aid camp counselors in working effectively with students and with other camp personnel in making the overall camping experience as meaningful as possible. The manual includes sections on (1) the role of the junior counselor in relation to all other persons at the camp, (2) how the Outdoor School is organized, (3) junior counselor orientation, (4) understanding the sixth-grade student, and (5) specific information for the junior counselor on camp policies and on clothing and equipment. An appendix includes a sample of evaluation forms used and several lists of rules and regulations pertaining to camping activities. The Outdoor School program, for this handbook is intended, is operated as a service of the Multnomah County Intermediate Education District in Oregon. Sixth-grade classes spend 1 week in residence at camp with their classroom teachers and professionally trained camp counselors and directors. Related documents are ED 018 376, RC 004 251, and RC 004 253. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Multnomah Outdoor Education, Portland, OR.
Identifiers: Oregon; Portland