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ERIC Number: ED233854
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 23
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Pok-O-MacCready Outdoor Education Center Resident Program Guide.
Swan, Jack
The guide describes the 300-acre Pok-O-MacCready Outdoor Education Center, located in the Adirondack Mountains, which offers winterized residential facilities and indivdualized 3- to 5-day outdoor and environmental programs for groups of up to 85 elementary and secondary students. The guide describes the center's activities, which focus on personal growth, decision making, and cooperation, and which include 19th century farming, environmental studies, leadership training, and specialized programs about acid rain or historical adventure experiences. The guide briefly describes the center's 10 intersession programs, which make up special curriculum for groups of 8-12 students who want to pursue a specific area of study for as long as 3 weeks. In addition, the guide includes descriptions of outdoor living skills taught at the center and recreational activities available at Pok-O-MacCready and in nearby Adirondack Park. The guide includes the center's evening program and dining room procedure, sample 3- and 5-day programs, room assignment sheets, a health form, and a supplies list. (SB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pok-o-MacCready Outdoor Education Center, Willsboro, NY.
Identifiers: Acid Rain; Adirondack Mountains; New York; Pok O MacCready Outdoor Education Center NY