Designing quality youth programs

strategic changes across structures, policies, and activities

Publisher: Healthy Learning in Monterey, CA

Written in English
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Edition Notes

StatementAmerican Camp Association.
ContributionsAmerican Camping Association.
LC ClassificationsGV192 .D47 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24073092M
ISBN 109781585186631
LC Control Number2008921548

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