Check out Jim Cooperman’s full post on outdoor learning here.
Nature deficit disorder may be more of a metaphor than a legitimate physiological or psychological condition, however it does describe a growing concern about modern society’s disconnection with nature as time in front of digital devices increases.
Fortunately, an organization has formed in the Shuswap to address these concerns by fostering opportunities for young people to experience and learn about our natural environment. The Shuswap Outdoor Learning Foundation was founded in the spring of 2013 and one year later it received charitable status.
Read the rest, including the Postscript and see the images at http://shuswappassion.ca/shuswap/connecting-young-people-with-nature/
* Images used with standing permission