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Camp and Recreation Management

CPRM 3310 (3-3-0) Recreation Leadership

(KNES 3310)

A study of recreation problems and the development of competence in leadership techniques in recreation programs.

Requisites: None.

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.

CPRM 3320 (3-3-0) Principles of Camp and Recreation Management

A comprehensive study of the camping and recreation industries including the global and national historical context that set the stage for its genesis in post-Civil War America. Students will have the opportunity to study and develop a theological framework for camp and recreation programs. The core business components and leadership requirements involved in running camps and recreation programs will be examined.

Requisites: None.

Offered: Fall.

CPRM 3340 (3-3-0) Outdoor Education Leadership

This experiential course teaches students the rationale and methods of utilizing outdoor environments and activities for educational purposes through a Biblical Christian worldview. Students will learn how effective Outdoor Education programs make a positive impact for many children, teens, and adults. Students will learn to plan, implement, assess for risk management, and evaluate an outdoor educational experience.

Requisites: None.

Offered: Periodically.

CPRM 4308 (3-3-0) Internship in Camp/Recreation Management (S-L)

This course is the internship training program for Camp and Recreation Management majors. It is supervised by a DBU professor and a staff person in a camp or recreation organization. This course contains a field-based service-learning component.

Requisites: Junior or Senior status.

Offered: Spring, Periodically.

CPRM 4309 (3-3-0) Camp and Recreation Organization Practice

A comprehensive study of Camp and Recreation Practices that assimilates the entire course work to challenge the students' knowledge and ability to manage a camp or recreation organization. Students will create and present a business plan for a camp or recreation organization, including mission, marketing, finance, employment, and development.

Requisites: None.

Offered: Spring, Periodically.

CPRM 4342 (3-3-0) Facilities and Logistics for Camp and Recreation

(HOST 4342)

This course provides an overview of master planning, design, financing, construction, and the operation of buildings and grounds to create safe, beautiful, and functional facilities. Students will tour various locations to discover the skills and resources needed to develop and successfully operate facilities in the hospitality/camp industry, and the logistics involved behind the scenes. 

Requisites: Junior or Senior level.

Offered: Spring.