It is extremely unfortunate many kids are spending too much time looking at their computer screens seemingly lost in a virtual world instead of enjoying the great outdoors. When outside, they seem to have their mobile devices in hand. On a positive note, these games may enhance their visual acuity, manual dexterity and become whizzes with technology. On the downside, they may not be eating properly, getting enough rest or the physical activity young children need to grow up, not out. Attending a weight loss camp for kids in North America may help both parents and kids understand that variety is key to a long, balanced, healthy lifestyle.
Contrary to the mental image some may have of traditional boot camps of forced marches, obstacle courses and little food, there are camps that believe educating their students may be a better method of achieving the desired result. Encouraging students to make better food choices by teaching them how to find and prepare delicious holistic snacks and meals. Providing opportunities for students to become engaged in alternative activities will take them out of the virtual world of excitement into the real world of adventure, learning how to deal with obstacles not just forge through them. They will boost self-confidence by using skills and abilities they already possess and learning new ones to overcome the real challenges life has to offer. Just as important, they will recognize there are real consequences to poor choices.
Certified therapists would understand there may be underlying emotional concerns guiding some of these young students into the inactive, secluded, anonymity of the virtual world. Through intense but nurturing therapies, problems will be recognized and treated. An effective weight loss camp for kids in North America will show kids virtual reality must be combined with a balance of physical activity, a good diet and sufficient rest. For information about attending one of our camps, give us a call today at Rites of Passage Wilderness Therapy, (800)794-0980.