Bibliographies of Camp-related Research

Bibliographies of Camp-related Research

An Evaluation of Mississippi State University's Summer Scholar Program
Fry, Lincoln Jacob
Dissertation. Mississippi State University 1990

Purpose:
Evaluation of the effectiveness of Mississippi State University's Summer Scholars Program on the personal well-being, goal attainment and decision making of participants.

Sample:
54 campers (26 male, 28 female), ages 12-18, predominantly white, attending one of two Summer Scholars Program camps, science camp or "on stage" camp.

Methods/Instruments:
Pre-, post-test, Personal Achievement Skills System (PASS), University Residence Environment Scale (URES).

Results:
Significant increase overall in self-efficacy, stress management, anxiety management, goal attainment and problem solving means on PASS test scores.

 

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