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RPK - Recreation and Parks

RPK 121

FUNDAMENTALS OF CAMP MANAGEMENT

(3 CR.)

Includes the history and philosophy of the residential/day camp movement in the United States. Examines camp industry trends regarding specialty camps, camp organizations, programming and operation standards, marketing, insurance, risk management, administration, staffing, training and certification and improving professional requirements through national certification. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

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