As the world presses on with social media and other technology, it may seem like the days of old are quickly passing us by. One time honored tradition that has yet to slip away, however, is the fun of summer camps for teens. As the summer months rolls around, these camps are as much a part of the season as catching fireflies, watching fireworks, and grilling out by the pool. Although we can all agree that summer camps for teens can be fun, some might question the necessity of such institutions. Here are seven reasons why we think these camps are a vital part of the childhood experience.