Planning a canoe trip? Use this checklist from the American Canoe Association to make sure you have the gear and supplies you need.
Teaching Adventure Education Theory
The pattern of inquiry (POI), reflects John Dewey�s ideas on how people use an experience to gain knowledge about a topic or concept. The POI is a cyclical process, detailing the journey of learning instead of the ultimate destination.
Great Games for Big Activity Balls
Everything you know about playing jacks holds true in Extreme Jacks.
Children master new skills in an environment that encourages skill development and positive interactions.
For anyone undertaking an expedition at any level, logistics should be considered at the very onset of planning.
Dimensions of Leisure for Life eBook
The purpose of campus recreation is to provide a wide variety of recreational experiences and opportunities for students� faculty� and staff.
Outdoor Program Administration
With an understanding of the basic history of the agencies and how they view recreational uses, it is up to you to cultivate a relationship (be it over the phone or in person).
Outdoor Adventure Education eBook
The English word adventure comes from the French term aventure, which evolved from the Latin term adventurus, which means simply �about to arrive� but which over time has come to connote an exciting event that contains elements of risk and/or danger and where the outcome is uncertain.
Whatever your desire, difficulty, or mileage, use this trail finder to locate your perfect hike.
Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services eBook
Working in a group is usually a good way to get things done, especially in recreation and leisure settings. Bringing together diverse people with their own opinions and ways of doing things can create a rich environment for success. However, traps and pitfalls can occur; leaders can avoid them by understanding some of the warning signs and responding accordingly.
If it is not clear yet in this chapter, let me be unequivocal now. Leadership - your leadership - is about you. Your ability to be the best leader you can be does not depend on your attempts to copy others or emulate great historical figures. Rather, it has everything to do with knowing who you are and understanding what you need to do to become a better version of you. It is all about you.
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