What Does Camp Do for Kids?

A Meta-analysis of the Influence of the Organized Camping Experience on the Self Constructs of Youth.

by © Paul E. Marsh

A Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Science degree in Recreation and Park Administration in the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Indiana University
May 1999

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Review of Literature
Chapter 3 - Methodology
Chapter 4 - Analysis and Discussion of Data
Chapter 5 - Summary

Reference List
Appendix A - Constructs of Self
Appendix B - The Sample of Studies
Appendix C - Research Checklist
Appendix D - Meta-Analysis Flow Chart
Appendix E - Locating and Identifying Studies
Appendix F - Procedures for Enhancing Inter-Coder Reliability
Appendix G - Coding Sheet, Key and Conversion Formula's
Appendix H - Verification Coders
Appendix I - Qualifications of the Panel of Experts
Appendix J - Effect Size Calculations
Appendix K - Variable Key for Regression
Appendix L - Step-Wise Regression Variable Matrix
Appendix M - Plot for g, r and Z r
Appendix N - Plot of Age, Campgoal, and r
Appendix O - Plot of Age, r, and Campgoal