EPHE 270

Foundations of Outdoor Recreation

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Exploration of the outdoor environment as a venue for leisure and educational experiences. Leadership roles in environmental protection, influence on participant behaviour and quality of experience are examined. Other topics include survey and investigation of theoretical and common definitions of outdoor recreation, outdoor education and interpretation; delivery systems, populations and special interest groups; planning; environmental ethics, safety, and health; ecotourism.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of EPHE 270, PE 270.
  • This course does NOT include an experiential component.

Undergraduate course in Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education offered by the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education in the Faculty of Education.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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