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Recreation Management Youth Leadership

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In the Winter of 2004, Dr. Widmer directed the first RMYL study abroad to New Zealand. Since that time, the program has been run Winter semesters of 2005 and 2006, and it will be held in Australia for Fall semester 2006. In Winter 2008, Dr. Widmer will direct the program in New Zealand again. Research Interests:     Therapeutic Adventure and Wilderness Programs for Youth with Risk Factors     Leisure Behavior & Adolescent Development/Delinquency     Strengthening Families through Recreation, Assessment Recent Publications: Dodd, D., Zabriskie, R, & Widmer, M. (In Press). ...
in the United States, with over four million youth members in its age-related divisions. Since its founding in 1910 as part of the international Scout Movement , more than 110 million Americans have been members of the BSA. The BSA goal is to train youth in responsible citizenship, character development, and self-reliance through participation in a wide range of outdoor activities, educational programs, and, at older age levels, career-oriented programs in partnership with community organizations. For younger members, the Scout method is part of the program to inculcate typical Scouting values such as trustworthiness, good ...
5/25/2009 Results- MEMORIAL DAY '09
TPIR: Let's hope today's Pricing Games go so much better than last Friday's. We begin this Monday with Nicole Thibideau, Allen Persley, Debra Grtoss and Carol Nauf (who takes a spill while coming on down!!!). Behind Door #3 is the day's first IUFB, one of the pieces of Terry Kneiss' EXACTA Showcase, a Golden West pool table (Lanisha). Nicole: $650 Allen: $1,125 Debra: $7,000 (STAGE WILLY) Carol: $1,250 ARP: You guessed it...$2,400 After wiping out at the beginning of the show, Carol from Ohio could soon get some much-needed relaxation in Costa Rica (Rachael behind Door #2), but only if she knows whether ... market research, surveys and trends
Manager of Facilities - Camp Clements FFA Leadership Training ...
TTU will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. All new employees will be required to complete an employer's verification form, I-9, no later than three (3) days from date of hire. MANAGER OF FACILITIES - Camp Clements FFA Leadership Training Center near Doyle, TN. Index 533064, Position 390020 This is a full-time, twelve-month administrative, grant-funded position. Position is subject to the TTU School of Agriculture receiving adequate funds from the Tennessee Department of Education. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Bachelor's degree in fields related to facilities / construction ... market research, surveys and trends


Future Influences and Trends Offer New Opportunities for Parks and ...
New trends in Parks and Recreation? Consider this. Eight hours a day kids are plugged in. We are the first generation to outlive our kids due to obesity. Online learning instead of classroom instruction. Staycations not vacations. Precycling not recycling. Sustainable energy and green roofs. If you have not heard about these trends, you probably soon will. In 2009, many new opportunities will come to the progressive parks and recreation professional. As parks and recreation professionals, we focus on the world in which we work. If we look outside the box, what we do is influenced by a continuous change in demographics, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Weekly Volunteer Management News, January - June 2010
It may have first gained visibility with the Olympics, but today every major international sporting event benefits from the engagement of thousands of volunteers.  The Football (Soccer) World Cup is carrying on the tradition. As an article last week at reported: What's green, yellow and always ready to assist? It could only be a FIFA volunteer. No fewer than 15,000 volunteers from all over the country, and indeed the world, signed up to help make the 2010 World Cup a success. They are responsible for, well, pretty much everything involved in the running of the tournament, except for security. Some work as ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
'Balloon Guy' creates magic, art, business
Jeremy Telford built Angelina Ballerina, a mouse from the popular children’s book series, for daughter Nichole on her fifth birthday last week. Mark Klaas/Auburn Reporter By Jul 16 2010, 10:22 AM · UPDATED Balloons are his passion, his preferred medium for bringing magic and wonder to kids, intrigue and amusement to families. Meet Jeremy Telford, longtime Auburnite, as much artist as entertainer. "I'm artistic and a ham, and those two things together make for a really good (act)," he said with a laugh. "I have a lot of fun with it. I am very blessed to be doing this." He is known as “The ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Upper Marlboro area students honored for writing
The ceremony, which was held at the library, recognized students from around the Upper Marlboro area who submitted original poems or essays. In the poetry category for students ages 7 to 12, Xzaiver Rowell-Brown of Upper Marlboro, a student at Excellence Christian School in Upper Marlboro, won first place in the public/private school section; and Liane Beckley of Upper Marlboro won first place in the homeschooled section. For students ages 13 to 18, Samantha Sison of Upper Marlboro, a student at Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, Va., won first place in the public/private school section; and Nataline Beckley of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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Department of Recreation Management/Youth Leadership. Department of Scandinavian Studies. Department of Sociology. Department of Spanish and Portuguese ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Recreation Workers
Opportunities for part-time, seasonal, and temporary recreation jobs will be good, but competition will remain keen for full-time career positions. Many recreation workers spend most of their time outdoors and may work in a variety of weather conditions. As participation in organized recreational activities grows, recreation workers will be needed to plan, organize, and direct these activities in local playgrounds and recreation areas, parks, community and senior centers, nursing homes and other senior housing, camps, and tourist attractions. These workers lead groups in activities such as arts and crafts, sports, performing ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Recreation Management and Youth Leadership
The Department of Recreation Management and Youth Leadership offers one degree: Recreation Administration�MS. The degree focuses on recreation management philosophy, theory, research, evaluation, and administration. Studies in optional interest areas such as therapy, outdoors, or youth leadership are only available through choice of an internship site in the professional program, or choice of a research subject in the thesis program. Each spring the department accepts from ten to twelve new students who begin their studies sometime during the next year. Most of these students choose to begin their course work in the fall ...
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Is it appropriate for companies to offer facilitated business team ...
Some people think it's inappropriate and looks bad to spend money in these areas after a downsizing. Others think that team building and incentive travel programmes are even MORE important after downsizing. I have my own thoughts and I have shared them here: A friend who is an executive suggested this would make an interesting discussion topic. I agree and I'm curious to know what what others think about this. I want to clarify that my question is focusing on FACILITATED BUSINESS TEAM BUILDING and NOT on strictly recreational events like bowling, drumming and ...