The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Programs that focus on the development of an appreciation for and competency in recreational and leisure-related activities. (CIP Code #36)
Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Handicrafts; Sports and Exercise; Travel; Cooking and Other Domestic Skills; Dancing; Music; Theatre/Theater; Writing.
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The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:
LEISURE AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES.
Programs that focus on the development of an appreciation for and competency in recreational and leisure-related activities.
Leisure and Recreational Activities.
Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 36.0101- 36.0199.
Leisure and Recreational Activities, General.
A general program that focuses on the development of an appreciation for and competency in recreational and leisure-related activities.
Handicrafts and Model-Making.
A program that focuses on the fashioning of objects of decoration, utility or representation from various materials, including related matters of research, tool use and appreciation.
Board, Card and Role-Playing Games.
A program that focuses on the rules and techniques of participation and skill-building in competitive activities of skill or chance, such as board games, card games or role-playing activities.
Home Maintenance and Improvement.
A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with maintaining living space and related equipment and furnishings, as well as do-it-yourself repairs and improvement projects of varying complexity.
A program that focuses on how to increase one's understanding and knowledge of the natural environment in which we live, as well as techniques of wildlife observation and management.
Pet Ownership and Care.
A program that focuses on how to increase one's ability to care for domesticated animals kept for pleasure or work.
Sports and Exercise.
A program that focuses on the rules and techniques of participation and skill building in competitive physical activities, as well as non-competitive physical fitness programs.
Travel and Exploration.
A program that focuses on particular geographic areas or phenomena, and provides opportunities for organized trips or tours, including related knowledge and skills.