Phase VI: Home Transition

Phase VI: Home Transition

Going Home The final phase of the behavior change process is the home transition.  While technically not a phase that happens at camp, preparing for a successful transition back home is what we focus on while at camp, so it’s absolutely part of...

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Phase V: Technology Re-introduction

Phase V: Technology Re-introduction

Reunited with Technology Summerland Camps takes a revolutionary approach to screen time overuse.  Most programs completely limit screen use with their campers, taking an abstinence approach.  Simply put, abstinence approaches do not work. How...

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Phase IV: Insight and Coping Skills

Phase IV: Insight and Coping Skills

Building Insight and Practicing Coping Skills At Summerland Camps building insight and practicing coping skills is not as easily placed in a timeline as the other components.  Generally this piece is done continually through the program. The...

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Phase III: Skill Building

Phase III: Skill Building

Skill Building In this phase campers learn more about systematic self-monitoring and the importance self regulation plays on achieving their behavioral goals.  We also learn concrete skills such as: How to set up your device to limit your...

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Phase II: Education

Phase II: Education

Education on Screen Time Overuse At camp we watch movies and read articles on the effects of screen time overuse.  Many campers are shocked to read research on screen based activity and learn how structural changes in the brain result in extreme...

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Phase I: Technology Detox

Phase I: Technology Detox

Phase I: Technology Detox The first phase campers to through is what we call a “technology detox.”  We don’t focus on separating from our devices or online activities.  Instead, we focus on having fun! Making Friends Campers...

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