One of a camper’s biggest challenges is giving up her cell phone before camp, and it’s understandable! We’re all so connected to our screens that it’s hard to imagine a life a part from ours! Research suggests, though, that disconnecting from your phone and reconnecting with those around us is of the utmost importance! In fact, if we don’t tune out technology and tune in towards our friends, we lose the capacity to connect with others. In short, we lose our humanity if we don’t use it! Parents, you know that camp is a gift. So is taking away your daughter’s cell phone for the summer!
Here’s the link to the New York Times article: Your Phone Vs. Your Heart