After working with Professor Hutch Hutchinson during BU Orientation this summer, Kobe and Erin sat down with him to dig deep into experiential education. The Common Ground program, in which new students use GPS mapping to explore the city, visit historical sites, and get to know each other, is built upon these principles. Although one of the key components of experiential education is outdoor education, principles from summer camp, high ropes courses, backpacking trips, and outdoor teambuilding retreats are applicable in all settings, for all groups of people.
Take a listen to part 2 here.
If you are interested in learning more about summer camp, check out the summer camp exhibit Professor Hutchinson curated at the Museum of the White Mountains and the camp stories series that went along with it.
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