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ERIC Number: ED356936
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 142
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-937834-12-2
The Outdoor Programming Handbook.
Watters, Ron
This manual provides guidelines for developing outdoor recreation programs. The manual was prepared for adult outdoor recreation programs, but could be useful for other age groups as well. The following topics are discussed: (1) the historical perspectives of outdoor recreation programming; (2) outdoor programming models, including the club model, instructional/school model, packaged/guided model, survival model, and the common adventure model; (3) defining goals and objectives of outdoor programs; (4) consideration of facilities, resources, and outdoor activities; (5) selection of personnel; (6) funding and budgeting; (7) planning outdoor trips around a common adventure approach; (8) promotion and advertising; (9) operation of an outdoor equipment rental center; (10) issues of liability and suggestions that can be instituted to help minimize liability risks; (11) outdoor recreation for the disabled; (12) evaluation methods for outdoor programs; and (13) military outdoor recreation programs. Appendices include a list of selected outdoor periodicals, outdoor book vendors, film and video sources, outdoor equipment suppliers, and professional organizations. (LP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Univ., Pocatello.