HCN's Guide to Outdoor Education in the West

April 24, 1989

This issue began months ago when staffer Becky Rumsey wrote to some 200 nonprofit groups offering outdoor or environmental education programs in the West, asking who their clients were and how their organizations were faring.


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Outward Bounds' roots are in compassion and strength
Mark Udall says the Colorado school will continue to do what it always has: "teaching through and for the wilderness."
Cold fences and warm milk
At the Colorado Rocky Mountain School, "Our students become very sensitized to the whole issue of how you live your life in conjunction with a certain type of environment."


Outdoor educators must stop playing it safe
My theories of education begin with the principle that learning derives from life, all of life, as an unending process from birth to death.
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