Prerequisite: RTM 351. Corequisite: RTM 452L. Analysis of leadership theory and small group dynamic as they apply to such unique outdoor recreation circumstances as camps, sailing programs or wilderness expedition. Emphasis on the competencies, training, methods and procedures that are critical to the leading of safe outdoor programs. Lab: Development of outdoor leadership through the direct application of leadership theories and methods in outdoor recreation programs and backcountry settings. Preparatory course for outdoor recreation professionals. Arranged field trips are required. Available for graduate credit.