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ERIC Number: ED081587
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 35
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Trip Leaders Guide. Outdoor Expeditions and Classes.
Leister, Bob
Written to help teachers or leaders plan and lead field trips, excursions, or expeditions which stimulate a motivation to positive action, this pamphlet provides assistance in conducting learning experiences outside the classroom. Topics and subtopics discussed include: (1) Campsites: selection; firebuilding; knives, axes, saws; neat campsites; (2) Transportation Know How: paddling canoes; carrying canoes; sailing with canoes; portages; packing for comfort means packing light; packing dry; pack boards; protection and animal damage; protection from water damage; carrying gear and kids; backing trailers; (3) Activities: stars, sun, moon; map and compass; frisbie; (4) Food: planning; light weight food; low cost food; cleaning utensils and food handling; cooking with little or no cooking gear; gas stove and operation; reflector baker; (5) Safety: two leaders; know the territory; turn around and go back; stay together; prevention of injury; safe drinking water; how to attract attention; first aid; no bare feet; roadways; control swimming; control boating; whistle; (6) Equipment: checklist; acquisition; sleeping bags and under-pinnings; tents, tarps, plastic; source list; and (7) Areas to Go: nearby areas; types of areas classified by subject; sample trip outline for planning purposes; administrator and parent involvement. Also included are a sample permission slip with pre-trip questionnaire and a bibliography. (BL)
Bob Leister, Hartford Middle School, White River Junction, Vermont 05001 ($1.00)
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