Screen Free Week 2015: April 26-May
You and your whole family are invited to participate in SCREEN FREE Week sponsored by the Chilton Public Schools Library Media and Physical Education Departments, the Chilton Area Catholic School, Trinity Lutheran School and the Chilton PTA. We are promoting Screen Free Week sponsored by the Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood www.commercialfreechildhood.org, an organization that encourages Americans to reduce, voluntarily and dramatically, the amount of screen time that they participate in, in order to promote richer, healthier and more connected lives, families and communities.
We ask that you reassess the role SCREENS (TV, DVDs, video-games, computers, social networking sites, and texting) play in your daily lives as entertainer, baby-sitter, time filler, sales force, and background noise. SCREEN FREE WEEK is about having more fun and turning "on" your life. It's an opportunity to rediscover the wide range of free and low cost activities that make life productive, rewarding and fun.
We encourage your whole family to participate in this experiment and leave your screens off for the entire week.
Participants will receive one survival kit per family. The survival kit will contain the SCREEN FREE Week schedule, statistics to ponder, a list of substitute activities, and other surprise items.
This is a brief agenda of scheduled activities for SCREEN FREE WEEK:
SUNDAY - Design your COUCH POTATO!
MONDAY - Family Reading Night. 6 - 7:00 p.m. @ CE&MS and CACS Library
TUESDAY - Read Around the School. 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. @ CES Cafeteria & classrooms
WEDNESDAY - Family Dinner & Game Night at home with your family
THURSDAY –. Scarecrow Mania 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. @ Ledge View Nature Center ($3 donation per person)
FRIDAY - Family Swim Night. 5 – 8:30 p.m. @ CE&MS Pool
You may attend these activities even if you do not sign up for SCREEN FREE Week.
If you are participating, you aren't watching a screen!