Florida Day Camp Does Hunger Games


Since Hunger Games is more or less every-man-for-himself Color War with actual killing in a post-apocalyptic future, it makes a lot of sense for summer camps to use the popularity of the movie and book series to build a program. But when kids start talking about fighting to the death and dying by the sword as they do in this profile of a Hunger Games day camp program in Florida, it starts to sound like things might need to be toned down a bit.

At ‘Hunger Games’ camp, children want to fight to the ‘death’ – Tampa Bay Times >>

Matt Ralph

Matt Ralph

I'm the editor of Summer Camp Culture and also blog at Tangzine.com and MatthewRalph.com. I live in the Philadelphia area and went to camps and camp meetings growing up in Ohio, Maryland and New Jersey.

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