Category Archives: Jul/Aug 03

Just In Case

Whatever fluctuating Federal alert level we might be at any given time, the fact remains that we live in a radically different world than we did before September 11, 2001. Related Article: Where To Start At least it’s a world in which we’re much more aware of the potential dangers that exist outside the ever-present specter of natural and man-made disasters. The fact that there has been, and always will be, some kind of potential danger lurking around the corner … Continue reading

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All A Board

Are skateboarding, roller blading, mountain boarding and other wheelcentric sports fad or fixture? The answer appears to be “fixture” as what was initially a trend is now entrenched in a steady growth curve that shows no signs of abating. Related Article: Sources & Resources What the popularity of wheeled and “extreme” sports means to camps varies. However, there are some consistent threads throughout — safety, staffing and programming. Wheel Safe From a safety standpoint, the sports can be “extreme”, but … Continue reading

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Sources & Resources

Following is a list of Web sites and contacts for further information and resources that should be beneficial in starting up a wheelcentric program, whether it’s a skatepark or mountain boarding. Related Article: All A Board Also, check out the Skatepark Report on page xx, which provides basic information on companies who provide skateparks — from portable, modular systems to permanent concrete parks. The full report can be found at www.camp-business.com. HYLINE SPORTS 110 East 59th St. #3201 New York, … Continue reading

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