Our kids are sitting in front of screens more and more in our society. From restaurants to schools, our homes and even our church, screens continue to multiply in the world around us. What effect does this have on our children and teens? What are their brains thinking when they engage these screens on a daily basis? Could this screen time affect their brain development? Join Sally Buckles and Katie Morton as they explore the incredible research about the impact of pervasive technology use on child development and what we can do to help our children and teens.
Apps, social media and the internet continue to advance, get more complicated, and focus on younger ages. How can we stay up to date with new advances while also protecting our families from potential dangers associated with the internet. Join Officer Brett Peachy as he takes us online into the world of a predator and learn how to be more vigilant to protect our kids.
It seems every day a new app is springing up that our kids and teens want to use. Are there ways to know what these apps are? What have other parents found that works to help them keep up with technology and limit their child’s interaction to those things that benefit them? Join Dustyn Vanzant as he leads a discussion on the current trends in apps our students want to use and connect with other parents with what has worked for them and what has not.
This camp hits close to home! Travel to Marengo, Ohio to the incredible gem of Heartland Retreat Center. Join up with churches from all over Columbus for an incredible week of games, worship, and mayhem. Its the perfect traditional camp experience your middle school and high school students have been looking for!