Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

Recreation Leadership students host Halloween for Haiti

October 26, 2013 - Students in USM's recreation leadership class, in partnership with Portland's Community Recreation Department, hosted 'Halloween for Haiti' in Portland's Deering Oaks park. The family events featured candy, pumpkin painting, mask making, and dancing! The Forecaster highlighted the event with a photo of students and attendees dancing to Michael Jackson's "Thriller".

The succesful event raised over $300 for the building of a playground in Haiti.

Nature-based Tourism at USM

Enrollment in the Nature Tourism Minor can increase your understanding and enjoyment of nature while enhancing future employment opportunities in ecotourism and adventure recreation businesses, wilderness equipment outfitters, or organizations that focus on environmental education.

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