These six factors influence community arts programming in recreation and community settings. Recent research in planning after-school programs that include the arts, in partnership development and collaboration, will also assist the effective development of community-based arts projects with recreation programs. Time also affects the program participants: The time required for participation is frequently cited as a major difference between enrichment programs and arts programs.
Outdoor adventure leaders will increase their knowledge of the inherent risks of their profession with Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs. Frustrated and scared, Doug finally contacted his program director (PD) at RMS. Read more from Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs By Aram Attarian.
According to Schurman, strength training-often overlooked in favor of endurance training-provides the base for the safe pursuit of challenges in outdoor activities. "Strength training is crucial to success in outdoor pursuits because appropriate training gives you power, strength, force, and the ability to withstand both the predictable and unforeseen challenges," Schurman says." Courtenay Schurman, MS, CSCS, is an avid outdoor enthusiast active in mountaineering, rock climbing, biking, ...
Courtenay Schurman, MS, CSCS, is an avid outdoor enthusiast active in mountaineering, rock climbing, biking, strength training, rowing, and step aerobics. She is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Active in mountaineering and rock climbing, he coauthored and coproduced the Train to Climb Mt.