Conceptual Templates for Designing College & University Outdoor Leadership Recreation, Academic, & Co-curricular Programs

Paul Nicolazzo
Document Date: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Training outdoor leaders within a college/university setting requires a multidisciplinary approach that does not fit well into a standard quarter/semester format due to the type of terrain and time required teach outdoor skills. The purpose of this article is to briefly discuss the design of each program type, list their pros and cons, and provide conceptual templates for those training students to staff their outdoor programs.