Our trips are for campers …. and, in some ways, for parents and guardians, too!

By |2020-01-07T12:34:27-05:00December 27th, 2019|

By Carol Yard, Outdoor Center Director So many times when a camper gets dropped off for a trip into the wilderness and we ask that they leave their phones behind, it’s the parents who have more of a problem with it than the child.  We had a participant this summer whose mother called approximately every 3 hours the first two days to stay updated on all the happenings with her son.  Then we told her he would not be available to talk for 4 days straight when he was out on trail.  That even we, at basecamp, wouldn’t necessarily know [...]