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The Impact of Camp Employment on the Workforce Development of Emerging Adults

  title={The Impact of Camp Employment on the Workforce Development of Emerging Adults},
  author={Mat D. Duerden and Peter A. Witt and Barry A. Garst and Deb Bialeschki and Tori Schwarzlose and Kara Norton},
  journal={Journal of park and recreation administration},
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The literature indicates a workforce readiness gap exists for both high school and college graduates. Findings suggest that employment in residential camp settings is one way to encourage positive workforce development. While a large body of literature supports the developmental benefits of camp for youth, fewer studies have investigated the impacts of camp on camp staff. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to explore the impact of camp employment on the development of… 
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