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Anshel, M. H., Muller, D. & Owens, V.L.
Effect of a Sports Camp Experience on the Multidimensional Self-Concepts of Boys
High-Level Wellness at Camp
Baker, Lester James
Impact of the Onset of Puberty on Self Image and Behavior
Belknap, Richards, and Belknap
Parental feedback in the evaluation of a camp for disadvantages children: The Camp Limberlost project.
Brandt, G., Maschoff, T., & Chandler, N.S.
A Residential Camp Experience as an Approach to Adolescent Weight Management
Bredemeier, B.J., Weiss, M.R., Shields, D.L., & Shewchuck, R.M.
Promoting Moral Growth in a Summer Sport Camp: The Implementation of Theoretically Grounded Instructional Strategies
Impacts of Wilderness Camping on Youth's Self-conceptions: An Interactionist Perspective
Butterfield, G.B. and Woods, R.
Self Actualization and Improvement in Tennis Skills at Summer Camps for Adolescents
Carlson, J.E. and Baumgartner, D.
The Effects of Natural Resource Camps on Youths
A Study of the Influence of a Resident Outdoor Education Experience on Intermediate Level Children's Perceptions of Peers and Perceptions of the Out-of-Doors
Chenery, Mary Faeth
Psychological and Situational Variables in the Summer Camp Setting
A Sampler of Qualitative Research in Organized Camping
Effects of Summer Camp on Child Development and Contributions of Counselors to Those Effects
Chesner, Stuart Perry.
Children's Cognitions Pertaining to Developmental Issues and Adjustment at Summer Camp
A Two-week Resident Camp Offering the Primary Objective of Predetermined Attitude Change for Early Adolescents
A Comparison of Social, Personal, and Physical Development of Males and Females Exposed to a Day Camp Environment
Programming and self-concept: How Does What You Do Affect How They Feel About Themselves?
Cox, James C. -Editor.
Proceedings of a Symposium on Year-Round School
Crompton, J.L. and Sellar, S.
Do Outdoor Education Experiences Contribute to Positive Development in the Affective Domain
Crume, C. and Lang, G.
An Analysis of the Camp Wallace, Camp Currie, and Camp Webb Studies: The Dimensions of Self-concept and Wilderness Anxiety Among Fifth and Sixth Grade Campers Attending a Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Camp
Dana, R.H. and Cocking, R.R.
The Effects of Summer Camp Experience on Male Adolescent Diabetics
Changes in self-concepts and sociometric status of fifth and sixth grade children as a result of two different school curricula
Enhancing Life Options for Low Income African-American Children
Dickerson, Laverne Thornton.
The Relationship of the Youth Conservation Corps Experience to Selected Dimensions of Adolescents' Self-Concept
Efficacy of a Summer Day Camp Program Intervention on Social Skills
Dilley, Allen Lyle.
The Effect of Summer Band Camp Experience on Selected Aspects of Musical Competency
Dorian, A.E., & Chambliss, C.
The Effects of Camp Experience on Self Esteem
Psychological Techniques Applied in a Group Situation: An Experiment in Group Work
Dresner, M., & Gill, M.
Environmental Education at Summer Nature Camp
Duke, M., and others.
Effects of Sports Fitness Camp Experience on Locus of Control Orientation in Children, Ages 6-14
Edwards, Cynthia Allen.
Leadership, Social Networks and Personal Attributes in School Age Girls
Elicker, James Gerald.
Individual Differences in Thinking About Self and Peers in Preadolescence
Englund, Michelle Marie.
The Contribution of Family and Peer Relationships to the Development of Social Competence in Adolescence
The effects of a summer camp arithmetic enrichment program
Evans, Piromrak Karnsaway.
Self Esteem of Young Children in a Camp Situation
An Experimental Study of Conformity Behavior as a Small Group Phenomenon
Feldman, R.A., Wodarski, J.S., and Flax, N.
Antisocial Children in a Summer Camp Environment: A Time-Sampling Study
Fichman, L., Koestner, R., & Zuroff, D.G.
Dependency and Distress at Summer Camp
Attitudes of Children Without Disabilities Toward Peers with Disabilities: The Effect of Contact in a Summer Camp Program
A Comparison of Affective Changes Between Economically Disadvantages and Advantaged Sixth Graders at a Resident Outdoor Program
Flynn, T.M., & Beasleym J.
An Experimental Study of the Effects of Competition on the Self-Concept
Fry, Lincoln Jacob.
An Evaluation of Mississippi State University's Summer Scholar Program
Gans, Cheryl F.
Spirituality in Organized Camping
Gerrard, J., & Heins, T.
Evaluating Summer Camps 1979: Problems of Measuring Behavior Change in Children
Gillis, H.L. and Thomsen, D.
A Research Update of Adventure Therapy (1992-1995): Challenge activities and ropes courses, Wilderness expeditions, and residential camping programs.
Grayson, Randall C.
Self Esteem Change and a Summer Camp Experience
The Effects of Integrated Summer Day Camp Programs on Children Without Disabilities
Hanna, N.A., & Berndt, T.
Relations Between Friendship, Group Acceptance, and Evaluations of Summer Camp
Hanna, Nancy Arlene.
Predictors of Peer Relationships and Adaption to Summer Camp
Hazelworth, M.S., Wilson, B.E.
The Effects of an Outdoor Adventure Camp Experience on Self-Concept
Hilborn, Lisa L.
The Effects of a Self-Management Asthma Education Program and a Physical Activity Asthma Program on the Self-Concept Level of 8-12 year old Children with Asthma
A Report of an Oregon School Camp with Program Emphasis Upon Outdoor Science Experiences
A Summer Day Camp to Develop Cultural Esteem in Youth and Staff
Effects of a Summer Camp Program on Self-Concept of Mentally Retarded Young Adults
Behavior Change in Children at a Therapeutic Summer Camp as a Function of Feedback Plus Individual and Group Contingencies
Hung, D.W. and Thelander, M J.
Summer camp treatment program for autistic children
An Analysis of the Influence of Summer Camp Experiences in Developing or Changing Certain Behavior Patterns of Secondary School Pupils
Huston, A.C., Carpenter, C.J., Atwater, J.B., & Johnson, L.M.
Gender, Adult Structuring of Activities and Social Behavior in Middle Childhood
Hwalek, Melanie and Margaret E. Minnick.
Girls, Families and Communities Grow Through Girl Scouting
Iada, M., Imura, H., & van der Smissen, B.
The Impact of Short-Term Adventure Camp on Self-Concept and Anxiety in Japanese Early Adolescents
Personality Factors and Their Relationship to Adjustment in a Camping Situation.
Keller, H. R., et-al.
Interrelationships Among Decentering and Behavioral Ratings in a Therapeutic Camp Setting
Kishton, J.M., & Dixon, A.C.
Self Perception Changes Among Sports Camp Participants
Konle, M.C. The Effects of a Short-term Reading Study Program Involving Some Camp-style Living on Reading Achievement, Self-concept, and Attitudes Toward Reading
Effects of School Camping on Selected Aspects of Pupil Behavior - - An Experimental Study
The Effects of An Organized Camping Experience on Self-concept Change in Relation to Three Variables: Age, Sex, and Observable Behavior Change.
Kurtz, G. Brian.
Personality Enhancement and the Summer Camp Experience
An Examination of the Effects of Participation in an Adventure Camp Program on the Self-concept of Adolescents with Behavioral Problems
Leffert, Nancy and Rabbi Hayim Herring.
Shema: Listening to Jewish Youth
Self Concept Change Among Adolescents with Myelomeningocele in Response to a Summer Camp Experience
A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Group Camping Experiences on Change of Self-concept for Campers with Professional and Non-professional leaders
Marsh, Paul E.
What Does Camp Do For Kids?: A Meta-Analysis of the Organized Camping Experience on the Self Constructs of Youth
McAvoy, Leo H. et al -Editors.
Coalition for Education in the Outdoors Third Research Symposium Proceedings
McDonough, H., and others.
Camping and its Relationship to Other Social Institutions in the Future
Independence of Japanese Kindergarten Children Associated with a Five-day Resident Camp
A Comparative Study of Children in a Summer Day Camp for Sensory Motor Development
The Effect of a Specialized Summer Camp on the Self-concept of Children Living with a Chronic Illness
Encouraging the Dancing Eyes of Children
Myers, Carol Smith.
The Influence of the Tent Counselor on the Creativity of Children in a Residential Camp
Myers, Judith Lay.
The Association Between Leadership Components of the Resident Camp Experience and Camper Development in Self-Concept, Interpersonal Affect, and Environmental Attitude
An Attempt to Make a Difference: Overlooked Disadvantaged Gifted Appalachian Children
Camp Lotsafun: A Pre and Post Evaluation of Mentally Handicapped Citizens as a Function of an Enriched Summer Camp Experience
O'Halloran, Paul David.
Social Skills Intervention in a Residential Summer Camp Setting for Children with Learning Disabilities
Parker, J.G., & Seal, J.
Forming, Losing, Renewing, and Replacing Friendships: Applying Temporal Parameters to the Assessment of Children's Friendship Experience
An Examination of Severely Retarded Children's Behavior at Two Different Residential Settings.
Portnoy, Edmund Hillel.
The Relationship of Psychological Type to the Sociometric Choices of Junior High Students Involved in a Leadership Camp
Portnoy, S., Halpern, P.D., & Linblad, M.
A Comprehensive Cognitively and Affectively Enriched Summer Day Camp for Inner-City Children
Christian Education and Nurture: The August 1992 Presbyterian Panel
Rawson, H.E. and McIntosh, D.
Does Camping Really Lead to Changes in Self-Esteem?
Ritter, D. and Mock, T.
Carryover Effects of a Summer Therapeutic Daycamp Program on Children's Classroom Behavior: A One-year Follow-up
The Influence of a Special Camp Program for Obese Boys on Weight Loss, Self Concept and Body Image
Rosen, Elliott Joseph.
Tikvah: A Special Program of Integrated Summer Camping and its Effects Upon Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents and Their Normal Peers
Ross, D.M. and Driver, B.L.
Benefits of Residential and Nonresidential Youth Summer Camps
Rubinstein, Ruth Peles.
A Comparison of Self Esteem, Anxiety and Use of Health Services in Two Social Environments
Changes in Self-Esteem and Anxiety in Competitive and Noncompetitive Camps
Santos-Ortiz, Maria del Carmen.
Impact of the Verna Summer Camp on the State-Trait Anxiety, Asthma Knowledge and Self Concept in a Group of Puerto Rican Asthmatic Children
A Sociometric Study of Children of Different Socioeconomic Levels in an Interracial, Interreligious Camp
Adjustment of Educable Mentally Retarded Children in Integrated and Segregated Residential Summer Camp Settings and Attitudes of Normal Children and Camp Staff Members Toward Educable Mentally Retarded Children
The Educational Effectiveness of the Traveling School Camp
Sherman, Barbara Springs.
An Investigation into the Relationship Between Role Taking and Aggression in Elementary School Age Children
Sheskin, Ira M.
The Blue Star Impact: Evaluating 50 Years of Blue Star's Mission
A Comprehensive Evaluation of a Therapeutic Camping Intervention For Emotionally Disturbed Boys
Southam, M., Kirkley, B., Murchison, A., and Berkowitz, R.
A Summer Day Camp Approach to Adolescent Weight Loss
Steel, David Townsend.
The Effects of Physical Skills and Academic Self Concepts on General Self Concept and Academic Achievement in a Summer Camp Environment
Strickland, M. A.
The Use of the Residential Summer Camp for Promoting Responsible Environmental Behavior Through Environmental Education.
Thomases, D., Larson, C, and Powers, J.
Impact of a Preschool Residential Camp Program on School Readiness Skills
Effects of an Outdoor Educational Experience on Children's Locus of Control and Performance on Physical Tasks
Unkovic, C.M., Brown, W.R., & Mierswa, C.G.
Counterattack on Juvenile Delinquency: A Configurational Approach
Ward, Dover, Porter, and Schumaker.
Carryover effects of a summer therapeutic daycamp program on children's classroom behavior: A one-year follow-up
Warder, Donald Scott.
Self Concepts and Activity Preference of Participants of Seven Organized Summer Outdoor Residential Camps
Wealand, C. William.
Camper Attitude Assessment: An Evaluation of Outdoor Ministries
Weatherly, Mark Givens.
The Opinions of Parents Regarding the Change in Attitudes, Concepts, and Personal Adjustment of Their Sons Through Personal Counseling at Summer Camps
A Comparison of Behavioral Consistency of Anti-Social and Pro-Social Children in Different Contexts
The Effects of High Adventure Activities on Adolescent Self-concept
Two Preventively Oriented Summer Day-camp Programs: Effects on children and high school counselors
The Efficacy of Physical Activity Programs for Overweight Pre-adults at Specialized Camps
The Effects of Self-care Training on the Self-concept, Self-care, and Metabolic Control of Diabetic Children