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ERIC Number: ED161578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Hinterbrand Lodge Outdoor Education Center. Program Information.
Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC. European Area.
Describing Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe (DODDSEUR) use of Hinterbrand Lodge Outdoor Education Center, this document is directed to sponsors wishing to take groups to Hinterbrand for one or more of the five program options (outdoor education week, teacher weekend, school-designed outdoor education program, administrative faculty or writing conference/workshop, and special program). The philosophy of outdoor education is detailed and experiential learning is identified as the mechanism by which Hinterbrand's programs operate. Activities are categorized as initiative tests, sensory awareness, skill training, and integrated activities. A list of special considerations is provided for would-be sponsors (details group size, clothing, conduct, etc.). The responsibilities of the Hinterbrand staff, the sponsors, the assistants, and the participants are spelled out. Samples are presented for a winter daily schedule, pre-planning around a sponsor's school calendar, menu possibilities, parent permission and emergency forms, and activities (e.g., compass activities, bus or trail projects, etc.). Lists of needed equipment and clothing are also provided. The appendices of this document include information and instructions on program scheduling policies and procedures at Hinterbrand, a booklet on outdoor education and safety, and information for potential participants in Project Bold, a three-week summer outdoor education program designed for students and teachers in DODDSEUR. (JC)
Descriptors: Activities, Administrative Policy, Clothing, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equipment, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Government Employees, Interdisciplinary Approach, Outdoor Education, Program Descriptions, Residential Institutions, Safety, Scheduling, Sensory Experience, Skill Development, Student Responsibility, Teacher Education, Teacher Responsibility
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC. European Area.
Identifiers: Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe; Germany; Hinterbrand Lodge; Project Bold
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