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ERIC Number: ED303309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 126
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87603-110-6
ISSN: N/A
Nature's Classroom: A Program Guide for Camps and Schools.
Cassens, Jennifer R., Ed.
This guide assists instructors in planning outdoor experiences, particularly in a camp setting. Although it is not a pre-packaged program, the book contains over 40 outdoor programming ideas, allowing instructors to create their own programs. It includes suggestions for goal setting, scheduling, housing, staffing, curriculum planning, policy outlining, equipment, clothing, and various forms. Chapter titles are: (1) Program Guide; (2) Critters; (3) Outdoor Feelings; (4) Trees and Such; (5) Back in Time; (6) Challenge; (7) The Good Earth; and (8) Winter Watch. Each lesson includes objectives, equipment, introductory discussion, activities, and conclusions. Certain lessons contain additional components such as follow-up activities. This guide contains 45 references. (KS)
American Camping Association, Bradford Woods, 5000 State Road 67 North, Martinsville, IN 46151-7902 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Camping Association, Martinsville, IN.