ERIC Number: ED116910
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Camping Skills. Environmental Education Curriculum.
Topeka Public Schools, KS.
This unit on camping skills is designed for special education students at the high school level. The objective of the unit is to provide students with an adequate camping knowledge and skill development to allow them to participate in camping activities. There is an emphasis on maintaining environmental quality as a part of good camping practices. Topics in this unit include reasons for camping, selecting the camping equipment, clothes for camping, selecting a campsite, and the setting up and taking down of a tent. Each of the 10 topics provides the teacher and student with an overall objective and a number of related activities. To further aid teachers, the appendix includes information on building a campfire, pitching a tent, and cooking campfire meals, plus other topics. Directions for planning the ultimate camping field trip are given in detail for the teacher and other adult participants. (MA)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Topeka Public Schools, KS.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III