Leadership for Recreation and Leisure Programs and Settings
Sagamore, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 214 pages
This book probes at the importance leadership plays in the leisure and recreation service industry. Special efforts are taken to examine special interest groups such as youth groups, senior citizens, and people with disabilities. Leadership of specialised leisure activities is also thoroughly discussed. Among these unique categories are social recreation, organised groups and clubs, games, contests and tournaments, aquatic activities, outdoor recreation, cultural activities, organised festivals and pageants, and tourism and travel programmes. In addition, each chapter supplies a summary and questions to encourage further thought and discussion.
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STRATEGIES FOR PROGRAMMING AND DIRECT LEADERSHIP
LEADING OLDER PEOPLE
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