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The importance of unplugging over the summer at overnight camp

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jul 1, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Today was a glorious day at camp. We woke up to bright sunshine and few clouds, and almost zero humidity. When I left my cabin at 7am there were already kids awake and outside. In both our boys' and girls' camps the cabins have space to hang out and socialize, and this is especially important for our early risers who need to do so without waking their bunkmates up. All of our girls' lodges have living rooms with couches to sit on and gab, and our boys' bunks have front decks for doing the same. Most mornings the kids who wake up early use these communal spaces to play cards, quietly read a book, and just have fun socializing. Because they have no electronics at camp to turn on or play with, they actually have to interact with one another. This leads to countless more opportunities to have fun and discover new friendships.

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Topics: hobby night, importance of unplugging, Weirs Beach, spirit night

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