Getting kids outdoors in the technological age
PROVIDENCE, R.I. George Jacques taught physical education last year in Rhode Island's Foster-Glocester Regional School District where he noticed a peculiar phenomenon taking shape: fewer children were returning to school in September with suntans.
"I'd ask them what they did all summer and they'd say: 'We were at a neighbor's house playing the greatest and latest video game.' "
At Camp Fuller in South Kingstown, the staff is building sleeping
platforms this summer on ...
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