Adventure Education Leadership

Adventure Education Leadership

Adventure Education Leadership Cerficate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS)

Shari Willis, PhD
Program Coordinator
(856) 256-4500 ext 53702
willss@rowan.edu 

The goal of the CUGS in Adventure Leadership is to prepare students for entry level positions in the adventure education field or to diversify their ability to lead activities requiring group cohesiveness in the adventure field. The program is a combination of theory, philosophy and experiential learning. The coursework emphasizes the incorporation of physical safety, respectful environment and emotional well-being for the future leaders as well as their clientele.

What can the Adventure Education Leadership CUGS do for you?

  • Entry level positions within the adventure education field
    • Summer Camps
    • Community organizations like the YMCA
  • Diversify ability to lead activities requiring group cohesiveness
    • Benefit to some HPWM majors
    • Good addition for HPE
    • Aerial courses
    • Rock gyms
    • Leading groups where Wilderness First Responder is needed
    • Way to explore this field prior to graduate school

Adventure Leadership Curriculum

Semester

Core Courses

Credits

Semester 1

HES 00109 Adventure and Experiential Learning

2

Semester 2

HES 00209  Adventure Processing and Facilitation

Prerequisite: HES 00109 Adventure and Experiential Learning

3

Semester 3

HES 00309  Wilderness First Responder

Prerequisite: HES 00109 Adventure and Experiential Learning

4

Semester 4

HES 00409  Adventure Programming

Prerequisite: HES 00109 Adventure and Experiential Learning, HES 00209  Adventure Processing and Facilitation, and HES 00309  Wilderness First Responder

3

 

                                                                                       Total:

12

Please contact the Department of Health & Exercise Science Academic Adisors for more information