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April 2nd, 2007

Camp Isn't What It Used To Be

Niche camps have blossomed in a time when parents fret over how their children will stack up against their peers. "That's a cultural phenomenon going on in the country now," he says. "We want tangible results right now. That's a very American thing."

On the other hand, some say, 1861 was a long time ago - back when hiking and canoeing were essential for getting around. Who's to say spending two weeks learning nanotechnology or website design - can't also be character-building, not to mention more practical?


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