ERIC Number: ED265978
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
"Better Camping for All" through Research. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Camping Research Section of the American Camping Association (Atlanta, Georgia, March 13, 1985).
Henderson, Karla, Comp.
Eight abstracts provide key points of papers presented at the 1985 meeting of the Camping Research Section of the American Camping Association. Topics discussed were: the effects of a one-week resident camp experience on environmental attitudes, goals and accomplishments of the National Outdoor Education Consortium for Research and Evaluation, the effectiveness of participant observers as a research technique for camping, attitudes influencing a counselor's decision to return to work at a camp, the status of women outdoor adventure leaders in the United States, continuing education for camp directors, evaluation of successful program components, and the nature of the camping experience for 8- to 10-year-old girls. (JHZ)
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Attitude Change, Camping, Continuing Education, Counselor Attitudes, Experiential Learning, Females, Higher Education, Labor Turnover, Leaders, Linking Agents, Outdoor Education, Participant Observation, Participant Satisfaction, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Research Methodology, Resident Camp Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For the 1984 proceedings, see ED 245 852.