School Of Science And Health

Outdoor RecreationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400808.4


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
100666 - Outdoor Recreation 1, 700063 - Outdoor Recreation (WSTC), 102206 - Experience based Outdoor Education

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4549 Bachelor of Health Science (Personal Development, Health and Physical Education), 4659 Bachelor of Health Science (Personal Development, Health and Physical Education), 4742 Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education)-Pathway to Teaching (Secondary), 4747 Bachelor of Health Science (HPE), 4741 Bachelor of Sport Development or 6001 Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health Science (Health and Physical Education).

About this Unit
Students will learn about the variety of outdoor recreation and educational pursuits available to individuals, in school or community settings. Through active participation and guided instruction, students will also learn how to supervise specific forms of outdoor recreation and education in activities such as hiking, canoeing and camping. Learning content will reinforce the rationale for the development, administration and delivery of school-based and community outdoor recreation and education programs within Australia.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Suitable footwear and appropriate clothing must be worn during the bushwalk and overnight camp.

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