Outdoor Program Administration

Student Presentation in an Alpine Setting,

The Outdoor Program Administration emphasis enables students to develop the administrative and leadership skills required to operate a successful adventure education program.  

Topics include:

  • Program Design
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Legal Liability
  • Hiring
  • Supervising
  • Staff Evaluation
  • Fiscal Management
  • Public Land Access
  • Program Leadership

Sample Courses for Outdoor Program Administration Emphasis

  • Group Process for Adventure Educators
  • Outdoor Program Administration
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Environmental Topics in Adventure Education
  • Orientation Instructors Practicum


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  • Emily Rolando

    Emily graduated with a B.A. in Psychology with an emphasis in leadership and outdoor programming. She holds a minor in business. After ...    Learn more >

  • Wanda Peters 1980

    Do what you are passionate about, take the time to figure out what gives you the most joy and satisfaction, and do work that is in line with what ...    Learn more >

  • Josephine Arader

    Josephine Arader, no doubt, took inspiration from her father Graham's devotion to the art of the natural world. ...    Learn more >

  • Dillon Metcalfe (Kelly Megan Stack Scholarship Recipient)

    Kelly Megan Stack Scholar, Dillon Metcalfe finished high school in2004 and decided to take a break to examine his interests in and ...    Learn more >

  • David Meeks

    Several years ago David and his siblings visited the Prescott College Kino Bay Center for Cultural and Ecological Studies on the Gulf Coast of ...    Learn more >

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