Secular kids' camp :)
> Secular kids' camp in Collin County aims to provide questions, not answersby Avi Selk - The Dallas Morning News Thanks
> to *LWS* for the link.
> "Mommy," 5-year-old Joseph recently asked Amie Parsons, "if Jesus was a
> carpenter and was real, and God isn't real, does that mean Jesus built the
> schools and buildings?"
> Parsons, who describes herself as nonreligious, was delighted by her son's
> slightly confused question.
> "We tell him to ask lots of questions," she said. "We're not real big into
> telling him what to think or what to believe."
> On Sunday, Parsons watched Joseph play with nearly 40 other kids on an
> 18-acre farm in Princeton that she had helped convert into Camp Quest Texas,
> the state's first camp for the children of atheists, agnostics and other
> "free thinkers."
> The eight-hour program began with Parsons reading the children the Apache
> story of fire. She asked the kids to devise their own creation myths.
> Joseph, for his part, seemed more interested in playing with farm animals
> and hurling water balloons at his counselor than in discussing belief
> systems � and Parsons said that was exactly what she hoped for when she
> organized the camp.
> "Our job isn't to tell children what to think," she said. "It's about
> opening up their minds and learning how to ask good questions."
> ...<more at source>
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