ERIC Number: ED035498
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1964
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Research Related to Camping. Proceedings of Workshop on Research Related to Camping (Martinsville, Indiana, March 21-23, 1963).
American Camping Association, Martinsville, IN.
The factors of camp environment are examined from the point of view of the psychologist and the camp director to determine relevant factors for study. Research methods now being utilized in the areas of staff selection, camper attitudes, site management, and administrative programming are discussed. The primary roles of the camp director are presented and include defining problems for the researcher and making the camp available for studies. The researcher's responsibilities include experimental design, interpretation of results, and utilization of interdisciplinary data. In conclusion, the potential role of the American Camping Association is discussed in terms of assistance in financing, coordination and stimulation of research, and dissemination of research findings. (BD)
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Authoring Institution: American Camping Association, Martinsville, IN.