Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Degree Discipline



Extra Curricular Activities in the rural High School has developed far beyond the pioneer athletic activities type. The earlier activities, such as baseball games, county fairs and Mothers' Club programs, served as most useful purpose in bringing to light the pressing need for the improvement of the recreational opportunities fostered by the school. It is evident that if gain is to be permanent there must be developed a comprehensive educational program reaching not only the children but also parents, teachers and social workers

This study gives not only a survey of the present extra curricular program of the Chapel Hill High School, but much of the materiel needed for the success in improving local conditions is included. The purpose of this study is to present the problem of Recreational Opportunities as it affects the youth of Chapel Hill, Texas, together with practical methods for its solution.

The study is given in the following major divisions: Early Development of Extra Curricular Activities of Chapel Hill School; The Present Program; Criticisms of the Present Program, and Suggestive Materials and Plans for Improving the Present Program. References from which materials may be secured for the use of those who desire further study in specific phases of the suggestive program are listed in the appendix.

Committee Chair/Advisor

N. T. Archer


Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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