When adults arrive at Camp Grounded, the first thing they do is turn in their phones. During the four-day retreat, campers assume pseudonyms, do not mention work or the word "J-O-B,' and interact with one another like kids. It's a way of stepping off the grid and reconnecting with one another, face to face.
Our kids don't deserve that. Neither do I -- nor you -- for that matter. This just-out New York magazine article describes
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