Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Outdoor Adventure Education (2cr)
R279 | 6447 | S Shepley
Outdoor Adventure Education
2:30p-5:00p W BH005
This section is for TR majors only. Class meets first eight weeks on campus
plus one residential weekend at Bradford Woods (Feb. 12-14).
Description: Experiential overview of the concepts and practices of outdoor
adventure/challenge recreation, such as ropes courses, backpacking,
canoeing, and survival skills. Course is conducted in an outdoor laboratory
Goals: To transfer classroom learning into practice. To develop skills in
group participation. To develop skills in group leadership. To understand
and differentiate between the Hard Skills, Soft Skills and Meta Skills of
Adventure Therapy. To link together Philosophy-Application-Program Design
Required Book List:
Priest and Gass. (1st ed.). Effective Leadership in Adventure Programming.
Summary of Assignments: Reading and written assignments.
Additional Information: Lodging and meals fee required.