ERIC Number: ED226900
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Camp Director Education Course. Student Guide to Home Study. Camp Administration Series.
Project STRETCH's (Strategies to Try out Resources to Enhance the Training of Camp directors serving the Handicapped) home study student guide for the basic camp director education course begins with a brief course overview, the desired outcomes of camp director education, instructions on phases I and II of home study, a student needs assessment form, a student vita form, a reading checklist, an individualized plan of study, and a list of suggested learning activities. The learning assignments consist of nine lessons outlined in terms of desired competency area, suggested readings, objectives, and discussion. Among the competencies listed are: knowledge of the characteristics and needs of the populations your camp serves; knowledge of the needs of special populations; knowledge of the role of the director; knowledge of the field of organized camping, philosophy, goals, and objectives; knowledge of program development; knowledge of organizational design; knowledge of staff development; knowledge of how to interpret the value of camping; and ability to develop a comprehensive evalution plan. A home study course and instructor evaluation form are included. An appendix contains supplementary reading materials. (BRR)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrator Role, Adult Education, Camping, Competency Based Education, Correspondence Study, Disabilities, Learning Activities, Outdoor Education, Records (Forms), Resource Materials, Student Teacher Relationship, Study Guides
American Camping Association, Bradford Woods, Martinsville, IN 46151-7902.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
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.