Summer Camp Planning 410

Planning Your Camp Programs

By Jason Schaitz, MBA, CPRE | Posted on February 28, 2022

Planning is the cornerstone of any well-run camp, and it is extremely important in coordinating any high-level park and recreation program. Here are some tips and guidelines on planning your camp programs.

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Three Challenges We Often Hear When Encouraging Inclusion

By Shalini Mirpuri | Posted on February 23, 2022

This blog post outlines the three most common challenges NRPA has received in response to our push for diversity, equity and inclusion in parks and recreation, along with our perspectives on each.

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MarchBonus 410 2022

Advancing Access to Mountain Biking in Bristol — March Bonus Episode

By Cort Jones | Posted on February 17, 2022

The March issue of Parks & Recreation magazine is out now, and on today’s bonus episode of the podcast we’re diving deeper into one of this month’s feature stories, titled, “Blazing a Trail in Bristol, Connecticut.”

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BJK 410

Gender Equity in the Spotlight as 50 Years of Title IX Approaches

By Teresa Morrissey | Posted on February 16, 2022

Tennis icon Billie Jean King, a pioneer for the fair and equal treatment of women in sports, conducted the coin toss at Super Bowl LVI with an important message for viewers at home: with June 2022 marking the 50th anniversary of Title IX legislation, let’s celebrate the wins, but double down on the urgent need to advance gender equity in sports now.

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SYS 410 Outdoor Adventure Writing Contest is Open: Sharing Messages of Gratitude

By | Posted on February 10, 2022

Building on the success of the 2021 contest, this year’s Share Your Story contest from launched January 5 and runs through April 30, 2022. Amateur writers can recap their experiences on federal public lands and waters for a chance to win great prizes and have their story featured on!

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The Time for Gender Equity in Sports Is Now

By Teresa Morrissey | Posted on February 1, 2022

February 2, 2022, was National Girls and Women in Sports Day — a moment to celebrate female athletes and to take action to ensure women and girls have equitable access to opportunities for physical activity.

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Coffee Talk Replay: Breaking Down Barriers to Outdoor Recreation — Episode 108

By Cort Jones | Posted on February 1, 2022

On this episode of Open Space Radio, we're replaying our Coffee Talk from the 2021 NRPA Annual Conference with Dr. Kim and Claude Walker, the founders of Abundant Life Adventure Club.

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