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Classical
-1925- Activities begin to be programmed by age group
-Lee- "Leisure time programs should continue through the entire twelve months of the year
-1927- Nahs- Program activities should be arranged to meet the various demands of groups of different ages....and be selected in light of age, needs and modified to conditions of time, space, climate and leadership"
-1930- Great Depression and the beginning of the social Programming: National service and Relief Programs, Civilian Conservation Corp, Works progress Administration, National Youth Administration
Neo-classical
- Following WW2
-US continues to grow and prosper
-Importance of programming recognized by the government
-Programs provided for all age groups
-Common theme is to provide greatest good for the greatest # of people
-1940-1950- importance of program development recognized
-Emphasis placed on professional literature for instructing programmers in planning and development
-First link between program benefits and program activities
-Michigan State Workshop- The Recreation Program- educators and practitioners collaborate to develop a text on recreation program
Modern era
- 1955- concepts of play being viewed as free, voluntary, spontaneous and equal
-1980s- push to move away from social welfare orientation and move to target marketing
-Beginning of: Privatizing of programs, contracting of services, Cost recovery programming (break even)
-Populate programs appeared in: Wellness and fitness, Older populations, risk and adventure activities, outdoor pursuit, tourism, cultural art
-1990's- return to the importance of youth development and child saving activities