Outdoor Living Skills Program Manual: An Environmentally Friendly Guide

Outdoor Living Skills Program Manual: An Environmentally Friendly Guide

by Scheder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0876031750

ISBN-13: 9780876031759

Pub. Date: 04/02/2002

Publisher: American Camping Association, Inc.

The Outdoor Living Skills Program Manual is the leader handbook in the American Camping Association's Outdoor Living Skills program. If you are a program leader, outdoor educator, youth-program volunteer, camp counselor, teacher or parent, this book is for you!  See more details below

Overview

The Outdoor Living Skills Program Manual is the leader handbook in the American Camping Association's Outdoor Living Skills program. If you are a program leader, outdoor educator, youth-program volunteer, camp counselor, teacher or parent, this book is for you!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876031759
Publisher:
American Camping Association, Inc.
Publication date:
04/02/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Outdoor Living Skills9
Part of Our Heritage9
History of Outdoor Living Skills in Camping9
Who Teaches Outdoor Living Skills?9
Outdoor Living Skills Program Manual: An Environmentally Friendly Guide10
Training11
Ch. 1Getting Started13
What's So Great About the Great Outdoors?13
The Outdoor Environment14
People Who Enjoy and Outdoors15
Choosing a Place to Go16
How Participants Travel18
The Next Step18
Being Comfortable19
Skills Participants Need21
Ch. 2Leadership Strategies23
Leadership23
Three Prominent Styles of Leadership23
Other Leadership Styles or Combinations25
Leading Strategy25
Knowing Your Audience29
Where They Live31
How They Learn32
Three Styles of Learning33
General Tips for Leading a Group34
Group Planning and Decision Making35
Generating and Sharing Ideas37
Other Tips39
Managing Behavior42
Ch. 3On Your Way45
Minimum Impact Camping45
Choices, Decisions, and Values46
Risk Management: Planning for Survival52
Planning57
Gear for Outdoor Activities62
Ch. 4Being Safe77
Safety Rules77
Health and Safety Agreements78
Weather79
Drinking Water87
Disposal of Human Waste90
First Aid92
Plants and Animals98
Ch. 5Exploring Your World103
Why Is the Sky Blue?103
Understanding the Ecosystem104
Understanding Our Responsibility109
Ch. 6Putting It on Your Plate115
Planning Your Menu115
Packaging118
Food Suggestions119
Choosing a Heat Source for Cooking119
Extinguishing a Fire127
Choosing Cooking Equipment128
Packing Out129
Cleanup129
Protecting Your Food130
Ch. 7Tools and Ties133
Tool Time133
Pocketknives133
Cooking Tools136
Sharpening Knives137
Digging Tools138
Knots and Hitches138
Ch. 8Finding Your Way151
Maps152
Compasses163
Geographic North and South166
Global Positioning Systems171
For More Information172
Final Thoughts172
App. AChoosing a Place to Go175
App. BExploring Your World Activities177
App. CPutting It on Your Plate199
App. DTrip Planning Template215
App. EOLS Level Requirements219
App. FOLS Levels Grid225
App. GOLS Skills Sheets231
Index237

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