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Outdoor Recreation

A few of the books available on outdoor recreation are listed below. Use the following Library of Congress subject headings to search for more books by subject in the UMD Library Catalog.

Outdoor Education
Recreation Areas
Outdoor Recreation for Children

Aanenson, Janice Elaine. (2004). The effects of an outdoor education experience on the self-esteem of college aged women. University of Minnesota, Duluth. LB2369.5 .A2542

American Camping Association. (1998). Accreditation standards for camp programs and services. Martinsville, IN : The Association.  GV198 .A38 A35 1998

Brannan, Steve A. (2003). Including youth with disabilities in outdoor programs : best practices, outcomes, and resources. Champaign, IL : Sagamore Publishing. GV191.635 .I535 2003 & CD-ROM GV191.635 .I535 2003

Burrow, David. (1992). How to be a great camp counselor. Shirley, MA : McElroy Publishing. GV198 .C6 B871 1992

Coutellier, Connie. (2000). Camp is for the camper: a counselor's guide to youth development. Martinsville, IN : American Camping Association. GV198 .C6 C68 2000

Crimmel, Hal. (2003). Teaching in the field : working with students in the outdoor classroom. Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press. LB2394 .T43 2003
Foster, David R. (1994). Outdoor action games for elementary children : active games & academic activities for fun & fitness. West Nyack, NY : Parker Publishing Co. GV443 .F66 1994

Gass, Michael. (1998). Administrative practices of accredited adventure programs. Needham Heights, MA : Simon & Schuster Custom Publishing.  GV181.43 .A35 1998

Gilbertson, Ken. (2006). Outdoor education : methods and strategies. Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics. LB1047 .O985 2006

Henton, Mary. (1996). Adventure in the classroom: using adventure to strengthen learning and build a community of lifelong learners. Dubuque, Iowa : Kendell/Hunt Pub. Co.  LB1027.23 .H46 1996

Hiam, Alex. (1995). Adventure careers. Franklin Lakes, N.J. : Career Press.  HF5381 .H44 1995

Hultsman, John T. (1998). Planning parks for people. State College, PA : Venture Publishing. GV182.3 .H85 1998
Sakofs, Mitchell S. (1996). Into the classroom : Outward Bound resources for teachers. Dubuque, IA : Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co. GV200.56 .S25 1996
Sobel, David. (1996). Beyond ecophobia : reclaiming the heart in nature education. Great Barrington, MA : Orion Society. Reserve BK .S63 1996X Two Hour Loan
Sobel, David. (2004). Place-based education : connecting classrooms & communities. Great Barrington, MA : Orion Society. GE70 .S63 2004
Stein, Sara Bonnett. (2001). Noah's children : restoring the ecology of childhood. New York : North Point Press. HQ781 .S753 2001


(Online journals available off-campus to UMD students faculty and staff only by using EZProzy,
"Virtual Private Network" or proxy server.)

JOPERD -- Journal of physical education, recreation & dance.


Web Links

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) http://www.bwca.cc/
Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association: www.paddlingcanada.com/
Leave No Trace: www.lnt.org
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR): www.dnr.state.mn.us
The National Park Service: www.nps.gov
Superior National Forest  http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/superior/

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