ERIC Number: ED224637
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
The Bradford Papers. Volume II, Proceedings from the 1981 Institute on Innovations in Camping and Outdoor Education With Persons Who Are Disabled.
Robb, Gary M., Ed.
"Learning by doing" was the theme at the 1981 Institute on Innovations in Camping and Outdoor Education with Persons Who Are Disabled and was represented in the eleven papers presented. The papers describe the use of various outdoor-oriented media for involving persons with disabilities in participatory activities. Topics consisted of improvement of self-concept for special children using outdoor therapy; use of behavior management interventions at camps; adventure education with people who are disabled; a description of Wilderness Inquiry II program in Minnesota for disabled persons seeking rigorous outdoor recreation; and kayaking with persons who are mobility impaired. Other subjects include: pulk skiing and ice sledding for mobility-impaired persons; preparation for a ski trip for the disabled; orienteering for the handicapped; music as an integral element of camping experience; description of the Michigan School for the Blind and Camp Tuhsmeheta; and the inclusion of disabled children in outdoor education and camping programs. Evaluation results of the conference conclude the proceedings. (ERB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Adventure Education, Blindness, Camping, Children, Contingency Management, Disabilities, Experiential Learning, Music, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Education, Physical Disabilities, Self Concept, Skiing
Indiana University/Bradford Woods, 5040 State Road 67 N., Martinsville, IN 46151 ($7.00 each; set of vol. 1 and vol. 2 $10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Dept. of Recreation and Park Administration.
Identifiers: Kayaking; Sledding; Wilderness Education Programs
Note: For related document, see RC 013 690. Prepared at the Outdoor Education, Recreation and Camping Center located at Bradford Woods, Martinsville, Indiana.