Science Reference Guides
ADVENTURE VACATIONS | ECOLOGICAL
VACATIONS | LEARNING VACATIONS | JOURNALS | ORGANIZATIONS
Adventure holidays: your complete guide to
thousands of active vacations worldwide. 1978- Oxford,
Eng., Vacation-Work; Cincinnati; Distributed in the US by Writer's
Digest Books. annual.
Adventure vacations: from trekking in New Guinea
to swimming in Siberia. Edited by Richard Bangs. Santa Fe,
N.M., John Muir Publications; New York, Distributed to the book
trade by W.W. Norton, c1990. 241 p.
GV191.35.A35 1990 <SciRR>
Bowen, John. Adventuring along the southeast
coast: the Sierra Club guide to the low country, beaches, and
barrier islands of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. San
Francisco, Sierra Club Books, c1999. 397 p.
Casewit, Curtis W. Summer Adventures. New
York, Collier Books, Maxwell Macmillan International, 1994. 306
Dickerman, Pat. Adventure travel North America. Scottsdale,
Ariz., Adventure Guides, c1993. 288 p.
Fodor's great American sports and adventure
vacations. New York, Fodor's Travel Publications, c1994.
Frommer's great outdoor guide to New England. 1999- NY.
Heilman, Joan Rattner. Unbelievably good deals
and great adventures that you absolutely can't get unless you're
over 50. 12th updated ed. Chicago, Ill., Contemporary Books,
c2000. 324 p.
Lowe, Jeff. Ice world: techniques and experiences
of modern ice climbing. Seattle, Mountaineers, c1996. 255
Rev., expanded ed. of The ice experience (c1979).
McConnell, Mary Mapes. Outdoor adventures with
kids. Dallas, Taylor Pub. Co., c1996. 230p.
McMenamin, Paul. Ultimate adventure: National
Geographic ultimate adventure sourcebook Washington, National
Geographic Society, c2000. 384 p.
Nolting, Mark. Africa's top wildlife countries. 5th
ed., completely rev. and updated. Pompano Beach, Fla., Global Travel
Publishers, c1997. 604 p.
QL337.S78N65 1997 <SciRR>
Ocko, Stephanie. Adventure vacations: a 50-state
guide to rock climbing, horseback riding, spelunking, whitewater
rafting, snorkeling, hang gliding, and ballooning. Secaucus,
N.J., Carol Pub. Group, c1995. 286 p.
Simmons, James C. The big book of adventure
travel. 3rd ed. Santa Fe, N.M., John Muir Publications;
Emeryville, Calif., Distributed to the book trade by Publishers
Group West, c1997. 389 p.
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The Buzzworm magazine guide to ecotravel: 100
unforgettable adventures throughout the world, where the new
ecotraveler will find the rewarding delights of travel with the
Earth in mind. Boulder, Colo., Buzzworm Books, c1993. 239
Foehr, Stephen. Eco-journeys: the world guide
to ecologically aware travel and adventure. Chicago, Noble
Press, c1993. 351 p.
G155.A1F63 1993 <SciRR>
Geffen, Alice M., and Carole Berglie. Ecotours
and nature getaways: a guide to environmental vacations around
the world. New York, C. Potter, c1993. 325 p.
G155.A1G355 1993 <SciRR>
Holing, Dwight. Earthtrips: a guide to nature
travel on a fragile planet. Los Angeles, Living Planet Press,
c1991. 209 p.
Kaye, Evelyn. Free vacations & bargain adventures
in the USA. 2nd ed. Boulder, Colo., Blue Penguin Publications,
c1998. 222 p.
G155.U6K29 1998 <SciRR>
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Fodor's great American learning vacations.2nd
ed. New York, Fodor's Travel Publications; Distributed by Random
House, c1997. 323 p.
L901.F63 1997 <SciRR>
High-school student's guide to study, travel,
and adventure abroad. Council on International Educational
Exchange. 5th ed. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1995. 308 p.
Long, Kim. Encyclopedia of field trips & educational
destinations. Santa Barbara, Calif., ABC-CLIO, c1991. 355
Bibliography; p. 315-316.
LB1047.L63 1991 <SciRR>
McMillon, Bill. Volunteer vacations: short-term
adventures that will benefit you and others. 5th ed., rev.
and expanded. Chicago, Chicago Review Press; Distributed by Independent
Publishers Group, c1995. 453 p.
Bibliography: p. 447-453.
McMillon, Bill. Wilderness U: opportunities
for outdoor education in the U.S. & abroad. Chicago,
Chicago Review Press; Distributed by Independent Publishers Group,
c1992. 281 p.
Ocko, Stephanie. Environmental vacations: volunteer
vacations to save the planet. 2nd ed. Santa Fe, N.M., John
Muir Publications; New York, Distributed by W.W. Norton, c1992.
Q182.3.O24 1992 <SciRR>
Peterson's summer opportunities for kids and
teenagers. 6th- ed., 1989- Princeton, N.J., Peterson's Guides.
Smart vacations: the traveler's guide to learning
adventures abroad. Edited by Priscilla Tovey, Council on
International Education Exchange. New York, St. Martin's Press,
1993. 318 p.
G151.S63 1993 <SciRR>
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Journals that often contain relevant articles include the following:
Adventure Travel G148.A38
Travel & Leisure G149.T7572
The Science Reading Room has articles on adventure travel, ecotourism, and
learning vacations in its vertical file EDUCATIONAL AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES.
Journals such as Natural History, E-the Environmental Magazine, Earthwatch,
Explorer News, National Geographic Traveler, and Smithsonian sometimes
have adventure travel articles and often carry advertisements for safaris,
bird-watching trips, and eco-travel opportunities. Subject interest journals,
such as Backpacker, Skin Diver, and Soaring, are also good
sources of information for the adventure-bound individual. See also: "Adventure
Vacations," Science Reference Guide #36, prepared by Nathan Trail
and Kori Calvert.
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Earthwatch Expeditions, Inc.
3 Clock Tower Place, Suite 100
Maynard, MA 01754 USA
Tel: 1-800-776-0188 or 978-416-0081
Sponsors scientific research using scientists, artists,
teachers, students and volunteers. Earthwatch magazine
describes the research projects, providing details on time, cost,
etc., for potential participants.
National Register Travel Itineraries
National Park Service has offers this series of travel itineraries which highlight thousands of sites that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Route 9D, R2, Box 280
Garrison, NY 10524-9757
Operates 5 wilderness schools and several urban centers in the U.S. to help
young people and adults discover and extend their own resources and abilities.
Outward Bound courses are designed to develop confidence, compassion, an appreciation
for selfless services to others and a lasting relationship with the natural
808 14th Street SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55414-1516
A non-profit organization providing outdoor adventures for people of all ages