The At-Risk Youth Recreation Project

Authors

  • Peter A. Witt
  • John L. Crompton

Keywords:

At-risk youth, recreation programs, evaluation, protective factors

Abstract

This article describes the results of a project funded by the National Recreation Foundation through the National Recreation and Park Association. Its purposes were ( l) to increase the amount of evidence available about the impact of park and recreation programs on at-risk youth; (2) to develop instrumentation and improve methodologies for undertaking systematic evaluations of these programs; and ( 3) to develop information about the current status of park and recreation programs for at-risk youth.

Published

1996-07-03

Issue

Section

Regular Papers