The Nature Specialist: A Complete Guide to Programs and Activities

The Nature Specialist is a comprehensive, fully explained program of nature activities, developed by the author through long experience as a teacher and camp naturalist. An Activities Guide Chart is the heart of the book and lists more than seventy activities indexed according to type (indoor, outdoor/quiet, outdoor/active), age of participants, and the degree of preparation needed by the leader. Following the chart are full description of each of the activities including aims, materials and procedures. The five sections provide a wealth of information and reference material to enhance a beginning program or to add a new dimension to an existing program. There is a variety of content that will be useful to:

  • Resident camps
  • Day camps
  • Outdoor education
  • Park and recreation programs in the outdoors
  • Small group tripping in the wilderness
  • School nature programs
  • Church retreat groups
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