Research into the benefits of adventure experiences for children and young people.
Research documents are, as much as possible, arranged in chronological order, most recent at the top
Benefits & risks of tree climbing on child development & resiliency
Study found that children afforded the opportunity to be involved in risky play such as tree climbing grow socially, emotionally, physically, cognitively, and creatively, and have increased resiliency. Gull, Goldstein & Rosengarten, University of Phoenix (US), November 2017
The Role and Value of Outdoor Adventure in young people’s personal and social development (UK)
“A Review of Research focusing on the more adventurous kinds of outdoor learning. A significant contribution to the task of exploring the value and benefits of outdoor adventure to the personal and social development of young people.” Your Guide to Active Reviewing, 1995