Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Wilderness? No escape from technology world

THURMONT, Md. – At a campground in the quiet of the Catoctin Mountains, 11-year-old Michaela Downing rode bikes with her friends and sat with her grandmother under a canopy of tall trees, with a 78-foot waterfall and glistening lake just a short walk away...

Journal Gazette | 08/09/2005 | Wilderness? No escape from technology world

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Anonymous Todd White said...

I have to admit, I'm torn on the matter. When I take the Scouts out to camp, they aren't allowed to bring anything electronic.

But I bring my cell phone. I want them to have the joy of learning to appreciate nature. I've already learned that, and as an adult can integrate the two.

For the week of summer camp, it would help me A LOT to be able to access email from work. I have to think that as we become more electronically tied down, that it would help us bring more leaders to the woods, especially if they could still get some work done and not burn off so much vacation.

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