ERIC Number: ED204081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Day Camp Manual: Administration. Book I.
The first book in a 5-book manual on day camping focuses on summer day camp administration. The book defines day camps as organized group experiences in outdoor living on a day-by-day basis and under trained leadership. It includes a philosophy of day camping, noting benefits to the campers. The book is divided into further chapters that describe appropriate sites for day camps, publicity and public relations, insurance considerations, camp maintenance, food service, transportation, and disaster procedures. The book includes a sample camp director's calendar and camper and staff forms recommended by the Ontario Camping Association, and describes other information relevant to the forms. A list of further reading is included. (SB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Ministry of Culture and Recreation, Toronto.
Note: Revised by the Day Camp Committee, Ontario Camping Association for Sports and Recreation Bureau, Ministry of Culture and Recreation. For related documents, see RC 012 798-801.