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No Cellphones at Summer Camp – Acceptable or Archaic?

By Andrea Smith, mashable.com

Today’s kids are part of the most connected generation ever, some having had cellphones and mobile gaming devices since grade school. In fact, school is probably the only place kids are without their phones for more than a few minutes.

So it may come as a shock when packing to find out that the majority of sleep-away camps across the country continue to adhere to a strict ‘no electronics’ policy, despite how ubiquitous they’ve become.

via No Cellphones at Summer Camp – Acceptable or Archaic?.

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2 comments on “No Cellphones at Summer Camp – Acceptable or Archaic?

  1. Anne Egros
    June 28, 2012

    If you follow security rules you don’t need a phone. However if you feel it is safer, you can buy a GPS that have no Facebook or internet access on it 🙂

  2. Grover Spurlock
    March 12, 2013

    Millions of people in the United States and around the world use cellular phones. They are such great gadgets — with a cell phone, you can talk to anyone on the planet from just about anywhere! These days, cell phones provide an incredible array of functions, and new ones are being added at a breakneck pace. Depending on the cell-phone model, :

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Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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