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ERIC Number: ED213706
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
"What's New in Camping Research?" Abstracts. 1982 American Camping Association National Convention (New York City, NY, March 1-6, 1982).
Henderson, Karla A., Comp.; Bialeschki, M. Deborah, Comp.
Abstracts are presented of twelve presentations made at the March 1982 National Convention of the American Camping Association: (1) the operations and environment of a summer residential camp serving individuals with disabilities, and the relationships among staff members' perceptions of the organizational climate, acceptance of self, acceptance of others, and cohesiveness; (2) self-concept change in young adults as a result of their employment in an organized summer camp; (3) the economic impact of childrens' camps in Massachusetts; (4) long range planning and marketing research for nonprofit or commercial camps; (5) disease incidence at a summer resident camp; (6) the effects of high adventure activities on adolescent self concept; (7) the effects of instructional strategies on the acquisition of knowledge and skill in outdoor pursuits; (8) an assessment and guide to adventure oriented programs in organized camp settings; (9) guidelines for integrating mentally retarded persons into regular day and residential camps; (10) outdoor education programs for gifted elementary and secondary students; (11) personal needs of resident summer camp staff members; and (12) using qualitative research to evaluate the summer experiences of camp staff. (JD)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Camping Association, Martinsville, IN.