Graduate projectMorro, ShanaThe majority of research about summer camp does not take the child’s perspective into account. This study proposes to evaluate children’s level of satisfaction while attending a summer day camp. The study utilized self-report surveys in a sample of ca . . .
ThesisGlassner, Arlene MarshaIn the United States today, approximately 6 million children in 16,000 organized summer camps experience the benefits of camping each year. While each camp may have its own objectives, the common denominator which yields positive results is a properly . . .
Masters ThesisPersonal growth through guided discoveries: an assessment of returning sea campers’ self-efficacy and environmental ethicsMaravilla, Kimberly NicoleResearch has demonstrated children and young adults benefit from attending summer camps, especially when exposed to challenging activities in an outdoor environment. Researchers have identified several benefits derived from attending outdoor camps, su . . .
ProjectStreet, Ellen AnnThe purpose of this project was to develop materials to train camp counselors to be effective mentors at a summer Horse Camp, including a mentor orientation and training guide. This project addressed the lack of formal training for the camp counselors . . .