Master of Science in Hotel Administration
First Committee Member
Cynny Carruthers, Chair
Number of Pages
The paper will examine how elements of youth development can enhance the camp experience, so that new camps for youth with disabilities and/or serious illness, such as Flying Horse Farms, can start with a solid knowledge base of what works and why it works. Also, even though the paper is geared toward these specific types of camps, part of its recommendation could be modified to fit the purpose of any camp.
Camps for children with disabilities; Camps for terminally ill children; Child development
Hospitality Administration and Management | Recreational Therapy | Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration
Troxell, Christopher T., "Camping: A positive developmental context for youth with disabilities/serious illness" (2008). UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones. 581.