Students will be introduced to the recreational program development cycle typical to camping environments, from assessment and design to implementation and evaluation. Assessment of human development, spiritual development, and group dynamics will be addressed along with basic strategic program development. Students will be introduced to the necessary skills, techniques and methods for effectively and safely implementing a learning strategy in the context of recreational programming, along with proper evaluation methods and post-event learning integration.
- Therapeutic Recreation Leadership and Programming, Robin Kuntsler, ISBN: 978-0736068550
- Camp Counseling: Leadership and Programming for the Organized Camp, Joel F. Meier, ISBN: 978-1577667131
- The 175 Best Camp Games: A Handbook for Leaders, Kathleen Fraser, ISBN: 978-1550465051
- 100 Outstanding Summer Camp Program Ideas, Curt Jackson, ISBN: 978-0692495971
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