Document Type


Date of Degree Completion


Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Roy F. Ruebel

Second Committee Member

William G. Gaskell

Third Committee Member

Henry A. Turik


This study was concerned with eight of the leading outdoor education school camps which have been organized by public school districts in the State of Washington. The data accumulated answers the following questions: (1) What is the school district's philosophy concerning outdoor education? (2) What type of outdoor education program is offered? (3) What does it cost to operate the outdoor education program? and (4) What is the source of income for the program?