THE EFFECTS OF FOUR-DAY ADVENTURE BASED CAMP PROGRAMMES ON THE PERCEPTIONS PROFESSIONAL SKILLS OF STUDENS TNSU. BANGKOK CAMPUS

  • Witthaya Inpongpan Thailand National Sports University Bangkok campus
  • Sittichai Supmoon
  • Jarinya Kongsombat
  • Marisa Glinsiri
  • Supatta Suwannasorn
Keywords: Adventure tourism, Camp management, Outdoor recreation

Abstract

Adventure tourism is also considered as commercial recreation. Adventure tourism is worth 65% of spending. In addition, the world began to gain popularity for this market (The Adventure Travel Trade Association: ATTA, 2016). It involves providing tourism with on opportunity to experience nature through a variety of outdoor activities. The main purpose of this study was to perceptions professional skills of student major recreation and tourism. Total (N=30) subjects were taken from bachelor (first-third year) of recreation and tourism students of Thailand National Sports University Bangkok campus (TNSU. Bangkok campus) with ages ranging between 20 to 30 years. The effectiveness of life in the four day adventure camping project organized by faculty of liberal arts TNSU. Bangkok campus in Mae Charim National Park, Nan Province. This core activity corresponds to topics related to professional skills such as camp management, guide training course and learning skills in the 21st century. Data was collected from students who attend every year. The method used to collect the data was online questionnaires. The results of perceived professional skills from 17 aspects were found to be satisfied with the public relations of the project (gif.latex?\bar{x} 4.33), rafting activities (gif.latex?\bar{x} 4.30), able to apply knowledge to the profession skill (gif.latex?\bar{x} 4.23), camping (gif.latex?\bar{x} 4.20) and quality camping equipment (gif.latex?\bar{x} 4.20) ranked in the top five. Important recreation and tourism courses for students must pass a Tourist guide training course from specific tourist guide to regional tourist guide program as set by the Department of Tourism (Government Gazette, 2018).

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Published
2021-07-02