Outdoor Programming: A Context for Decision Making, Character Development, and Positive Body Image


  • Andrew J. Bobilya Western Carolina University
  • Raymond A. Poff Western Kentucky University


editors' notes, journal of outdoor recreation, education and leadership, JOREL


This is the third issue of the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership published by Sagamore Publishing, LLC. We are pleased to publicly welcome the first Associate Editors to work with the JOREL: Dr. Barry Garst from Clemson University, Dr. Tom Holman from Southeast Missouri State University, and Dr. Derrick Taff from The Pennsylvania State University. This expansion of our editorial team is an exciting development and we remind you of our ongoing, open application and review process, for those interested in serving in an Associate Editor role. The JOREL includes three submission categories (Research Papers; Essays, Practices, and Commentaries; and Research Notes) and we would encourage your contributions to any of these categories. This issue presents six manuscripts in the Regular Papers category and one Research Note continuing to highlight work from within and outside of the United States.

Author Biography

Andrew J. Bobilya, Western Carolina University

Associate Professor of Parks and Recreation Management at Western Carolina University





Editor's Notes