Tech Overload 

Tech Overload Impacts Teens

In “Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?” 13-year-old Athena says she “spent most of the summer hanging out alone in her room with her phone.” As much as this is shocking, it’s equally heartbreaking. While youth have grown up in a tech-saturated world, it’s camp leaders and camp counselors who have an incredible influence to show adolescents the value of being unplugged and outdoors. Camp is a place where students are able to detach from technology and experience life in real time.