ERIC Number: ED432464
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Youth Development and the Environment.
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
This booklet introduces ideas, concepts, and examples that combine youth development and environmental activities. These activities make a conscious effort to develop leadership skills and capacities in young people while involving them in conserving the environment. This publication is aimed at interested youth, Peace Corps volunteers and their counterparts, Peace Corps staff, teachers, local or national government officials, parents, and community members. Contents include: (1) "Youth Development and the Environment"; (2) "What's It All About?"; (3) "It's About Youth Learning by Doing"; (4) "Why This Booklet?"; (5) "The Basics of Youth Development"; (6) "Guidelines for Youth Empowerment"; (7) "Qualities of Effective Youth Workers"; (8) "Sustainability"; (9) "What's Happening in the Field"; (10) "Youth Ecology Camps"; (11) "Youth Ecology Clubs"; (12) "Youth Conservation and Service Corps"; (13) "Income Generation"; (14) "How The Center Can Help?"; (15) "Resource Organizations"; (16) "Some Ways to Use This Booklet"; and (17) "Tell Us What You Think." (CCM)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Student Leadership, Sustainable Development
Peace Corps, Information Collection and Exchange, 1900 K Street, N.W., 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20526.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.