They looked at the scenery more, they talked with each other more, they played card games, they read, some would even sing. They definitely got to know each other and themselves better. They built more self confidence in that they had to entertain themselves on occasion rather than just turn on their electronics.
It was great to see that they still could do all of these things.
Leader Andy Lammers said, "Good call on no devices. You gave the kids a gift with that decision."
I agree and I think most parents would as well.
Here's a link Andy shared that parents might appreciate: