Bibliographies of Camp-related Research

Bibliographies of Camp-related Research

An Analysis of the Influence of Summer Camp Experiences in Developing or Changing Certain Behavior Patterns of Secondary School Pupils
Hunt, Burl.
Dissertation. University of Arkansas. 1960.

Purpose:
Investigate the effect of participation in summer camp on behavior.

Sample:
51 children, male and female, ages 13-17, attending a summer camp, length of camp not given.

Methods/Instruments:
Pre-, post-test, Gordon Personal Profile, Gordon Personal Inventory, Informal Behavior Rating Scale

Results:

  • No significant change in scores on either the Gordon Personal Profile or the Gordon Personal Inventory.
  • Significant changes in behavior in "displays imagination" and "original thinking".

 

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