For years, children's camp directors and counselors have championed the positive aspects of camping and attempted to reframe it as much more than an extended version of day care. Those directors and counselors no longer have to rely on anecdotal evidence to back up their claims as researchers are revealing the benefits associated with camp experiences like never before.
Members of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity will trade swimming trunks and beach sand for tool belts and South Carolina mud during their spring breaks this year. A group of 35 members of the fraternity from across the nation will spend the week of March 5 to 10 at the Clemson Outdoor Lab as part of the Ability Experience’s Ability Camp.
Participants in the Clemson University Sullivan Center’s CU4Health employee wellness program now have access to Clemson’s Outdoor Lab facilities. The access is available through a new collaborative effort between the Sullivan Center and the Outdoor Lab, a university-owned, lakeside camp and conference center near campus. CU 4 Health and the Outdoor Lab have several activities […]
CLEMSON — While many college students across the U.S. headed to the beach or home for spring break, one group of fraternity brothers came to Clemson to help a camping program prepare to serve people with disabilities this summer. Pi Kappa Phi fraternity members from across the nation did construction and landscaping projects March 9-13 at the Clemson Outdoor […]
Leslie Conrad, director of the Clemson University Outdoor Lab, has been selected as a standards instructor by the American Camp Association.
Clemson University’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) has received high honors for its efforts in youth development and camp leadership. The American Camp Association (ACA) has given the department its Special Recognition Award, which honors groups, organizations or individuals for their efforts to promote camp programming. “This award recognizes that the department […]