Archive for the ‘camp’ Category

China hopes to cure Internet addicts at summer camp

August 7, 2007

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China is launching an experimental summer camp for 40 youngsters to try to wean them off their Internet addiction, state media said on Tuesday.

The 10-day program would accept youngsters aged between 14 and 22 once they had undergone a psychological test and evaluation, the China Daily said.

About 2.6 million — or 13 percent — of China’s 20 million Internet users under 18 are classed as addicts….

Read the rest: