ERIC Number: ED303313
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Site and Facilities: A Resource Book for Camps.
Ball, Armand, Ed.; Ball, Beverly, Ed.
This resource book draws together articles on the development and maintenance of camp sites and facilities. The articles, previously published by "Camping Magazine" and "Journal of Christian Camping," cover (1) site planning and long-range development, including redesigning multiple camp facilities for year-round programs, remodeling and winterizing, site design, and land stewardship; (2) new building construction, including considerations for do-it-yourself projects, camp building alternatives, and how to use architects and consultants; (3) site conservation, including camp forestry and conservation, wildlife habitat improvement, and acid rain effects; (4) preventive maintenance, including the roles of the camp maintenance man, property management audits, off-season maintenance tasks, pool maintenance, proper use of pool chemicals and pH test kit, floor care, do-it-yourself docks, and a calendar checklist of maintenance tasks; and (5) energy, including energy savings through effective maintenance, solar energy and heat, building a solar heater, energy alternatives and savings, and buying emergency power. The book contains an index and sample forms: equipment and supply inventory, maintenance checklists, comparative shopping form, work order request and request log, emergency telephone checklist, and mechanical equipment record. (SV)
Descriptors: Buildings, Camping, Conservation (Environment), Construction Management, Energy Management, Facility Planning, Heating, Maintenance, Recreational Facilities, Resource Materials, Site Development, Solar Energy, Swimming Pools
American Camping Association, Bradford Wood, 5000 State Road 67 North, Martinsville, IN 46151-7902 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Camping Association, Martinsville, IN.