Tompkins Cortland Community College

RECR260 - Camp Counseling and Outdoor Education


This course, which includes field experiences, teaches the methods, techniques, strategies, skills, activities, and current practices for traditional summer camps, outdoor education, and recreation. Students learn about the chief functions of a camp counselor/outdoor educator as a leader, teacher, arbitrator, and friend to participants in an organized camp program. Emphasis on camper safety and youth protection will be a central focus of the course. Prerequisites: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Spring semesters.