john dockendorf
August 15, 2022

Nine Tips to Make a Family Hike Successful

As the parent of four children, I witness an improvement in family dynamics whenever we are able to spend time outside together as a family. Whether it’s just playing games or better still going on a family hike or bike ride, we just seem to get along better outside. Conversations come more easily, and we […]

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John Robert Dockendorf pocahontas
August 1, 2022

A Brief History of Outdoor Education as a Major

An outdoor education major can be an important step in preparing for a career in outdoor educational experiences. The courses in this major cover various types of outdoor programs and environments, as well as the philosophical foundations and pedagogical skills necessary to teach adventure education skills to otheres. Because the major involves working with people […]

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