Outdoor Education Program provides opportunities for students to engage with sustainability while skill-building

via Dr. Christopher Herrera, Chair, Assistant Professor, and Graduate Program Coordinator, Kinesiology and Human Performance

With far west Texas as our backyard, the SRSU Outdoor Education program offers many opportunities for students to gain skills to prepare them for leadership and careers in recreation and the outdoors.

A new course offering, Sustainable Tourism and Commercial Recreation (KES 3330) will employ several experiential learning strategies, including project-based learning and a service-learning project in which students will be responsible for developing a project to support sustainable efforts at a local/regional outdoor event (such as the annual overland race Trans-Pecos Ultra or a local 5k or 10k),