Camping: Programming Minor

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Minor Requirements

18 credit hours

Complete the following:

An exploration of the biblical foundations for a variety of outdoor activities available to individuals, families, church groups, and Christian camps. Of significant importance is a consideration of the potential that outdoor experiences have for teaching and learning. Additional course fee is required.
A camping overview: its historical development and philosophy. Types of camps, program activities, teaching-learning models, leadership recruitment, and training - with special emphasis on methods of camp counseling -are covered. Overnight campout is required. Additional course fee is required. (Identical to HHPE 370.)
Designed to develop a basic understanding of programming, business, and leadership at an administrative level. A weekend camping trip is required. Additional course fee is required. (Identical to HHPE 440.)
Supervised internship in areas of Christian ministry, with emphasis on application of methods learned. Prerequisite: upper-division students and by application. Pass/No Pass.


Students must complete HHPA camp-related activity courses (e.g. HHPA 103, 108, etc)  4 hours


Choose two of the following:

An analysis of the concept of Bible teaching in a small-group setting. Classroom practice in using the various methods as they relate to home Bible studies, camp settings, or the Sunday school.
A study of motivation, guidance, and method in reference to youth and youth ministries, aimed at developing leadership skills.
A study of theory and practice of experiential leadership in adventure and recreation education/programming. Leadership styles, techniques, methods, and practices will be the core subjects taught in this highly experiential class involving an outdoor lab component. Additional course fee required.