ERIC Number: ED226899
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Trainer Guide: Serving Campers With Special Needs. Camp Administration Series.
Part of the materials developed for Project STRETCH (Strategies to Try out Resources to Enhance the Training of Camp directors serving the Handicapped), this guide consists of three sections: an introduction, the managerial trainer guide, and appendices. Section I addresses the rise of organized camping as big business, the need to provide camping services to handicapped persons, the role of the managerial coordinator (planning, promoting, implementing, and evaluating), why evaluation should be conducted, and how the trainer's guide can be used in planning workshops. Section II provides a list of performance objectives, a managerial outline, a suggested program outline, and instructions for pre-managerial preparation by participants. A chart of suggested learning actvities includes objectives, suggested activities, training approach, time consideration, and evaluation. Six resource sheets cover such topics as: words, images, and identities; attitudinal blocks; architectural barriers checklist; worksheet on disabilities, impairments, and chronic illnesses; principles of activity analysis; and accessibility slide narrative. Six appendices present a participant profile form, a list of resource organizatons, a list of resource pamphlets available relating to camping, a selected bibliography, an evaluation form, and a managerial sample budget. (BRR)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Adult Education, Camping, Core Curriculum, Disabilities, Learning Activities, Outcomes of Education, Outdoor Education, Program Development, Resource Materials, Training, Workshops
American Camping Association, Bradford Woods, Martinsville, IN 46151-7902 ($4.95 plus shipping).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: American Camping Association, Martinsville, IN.