Adventure Recreation II

Adventure Recreation II - NRT134
Credits:
3
Substitutes:
This course will involve a series of outdoor education workshops focused on expanding student knowledge of outdoor recreational programming for both children and adult groups. This is a skills-oriented course, where students will be trained to work as outdoor recreation programmers and instructors for work with a variety of different employers including: parks, outdoor education centers, children`s camps, recreational resorts, and a host of other related facilities. Field trips and hands-on experience focusing on experiential learning will be stressed. Topics such as employment opportunities in outdoor recreation, children`s campfire programming, experiential education, team building games and initiatives, dog sledding, snowmobiling, snow shoeing, winter camping, Nordic skiing, alpine skiing, snowboarding, rock & ice climbing, horseback riding, and canoeing may be discussed.