Skills and knowledge to successfully plan and lead an adventure tourism experience. Focus is given to leadership and facilitation strategies, guiding standards and best practices, and the importance of environmental and cultural education and interpretation for guests
NRRT 530 or concurrent registration.
Textbooks and Materials
- AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership
Kosseff, A. Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
Dr. Sunshine Swetnam is a Colorado Native, long time skier, wilderness lover, and educator who believes in the empowerment of others. She is learner-centered, with the philosophy of stewardship at her core. She hopes to educate more people about the environment, the earth, and sustainability with the intent that they fall in love enough to want to take care of our home. She has worked in the ski industry as a ski instructor and in middle management as an assistant ski school director at Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff, Arizona and Mount Aleyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska.