Enrollment Requirements and Options:
Students in this pod may enroll in online coursework.
This pod includes the following courses:
Foundations of Outdoor Education 3 cr
In this course students explore the historical and theoretical foundations of the field of Outdoor Education, as well the range of applications within the field. Students explore leadership and adventure programming theory and practice through experiential activities, including weekly student-led outdoor activity sessions. Students practice leadership and group management skills through leading local elementary and/or middle school students in outdoor and adventure activities. Class discussions focus on key issues in the field, such as accreditation and certification, ethical concerns in group management, the use of wilderness, and risk management. Assignments include regular written reflections on the reading material, a formal essay, several in-class presentations and leadership experiences, and work with the elementary school after-school program.
Environmental Education 3 cr