Palomar Christian Conference Center


Digital Vortex Survival Guide: Behaviors, Digital Media, and the Brain

Speakers:Julie Doan, RN; Christie Walsh

Parents will be taught that the neuroscience of the brain is affected by what we do, think, see, hear, and experience. Our goal is to equip teens and parents with knowledge so that they can thrive in the digital age and escape being sucked into a digital vortex. 

  • Brain Development
  • Stay Sober and Alert
  • Reward Pathway
  • Brain Pruning
  • Stress Management
  • Unplug for Better Health

Parent Webinar:  The Brain Liberated: How Freedom from Electronic Screens Can Change the Brain in Days, Weeks, and Months … and for Years to Come

Speaker:  Dr. Victoria Dunckley


  • Part 1:  Is Your Child’s Brain at Risk?  
  • Part 2: “The Reset Solution”:  Why the 4-week plan to reset your child’s brain by eliminating all screen time for 28 days is so important.  
  • Part 3:  Beyond the Reset:  Action Plans for the Home, School, and Community.”

Camp Unplugged is programmed for the entire family. Throughout the program parents will be encouraged to participate in online webinars provided by world thought leaders in their fields.  Along with education, there will be   

Q & A sessions.  Stay tuned for instructions on how to join.

Below is information about the webinars for parents.

Parent Webinar:  Teens and Screens - Tips for Parents

Speaker:  Dr. Ann Steel

Description: This informative and timely webinar on Internet Use Disorder will inform you about the specific and detailed symptoms, signs, and treatment options for Internet Use Disorder.

What is Internet Use Disorder?
Steps to take as Parents

Camp Unplugged Parent Webinars

Dates of Parent Webinars:

Mon    7/15, 6:30pm-8pm: Ann Steel, MD, LMHC

Sat       7/20, 11am-12:30pm: Opal Singleton      

Sat       7/27, 11am-12:30pm: Parental Control Apps
Sat       7/27, 4pm-5:30pm: Julie Doan, RN

Wed    7/31, 6:30pm-8pm: Cris Rowan, BSc Ot, BSc Bi, SIPT

Sat       8/3, 11am-12:30pm: Victoria Dunckley, MD
Sat       8/3, 4pm-5:30pm: David Levy, MD

Parent Webinar: Disconnect to Reconnect

Speaker: Cris Rowan, BScOt, BScBi, SIPT

In this presentation, Cris Rowan raises awareness regarding the damaging impact of technology on child development, behavior, and learning.  

  • How overuse affects your daily physical, mental, and academic performance

  • Balancing screen time to achieve well-being

  • Life-long physical consequences of too much screen time


Parent Webinar: Seduced: The Grooming of America’s Teenagers

 Speaker: Opal Singleton, President and CEO of Million Kids

This is a guide for parents to understand the influence and coercion processes and, most critically, equip adults with dialogue, insights, and psychology that can put the power back into parenting.

  • Equips parents with insight into how human trafficking works
  • The psychological profile predators search out
  • Practical ways to stay vigilant for your household

Parent Webinar: Maximize Your Brain

Speaker: Dr. David I. Levy , Neurosurgeon, Author

​Dr. Levy will present God’s wisdom as pertinent and powerful today. Using his knowledge of the brain 
and Bible, he will share resources for better brain and mind health.

  • How stress and distractions affect your faith

  • How mental exercises quiet and focus your mind

  • How a healthy relationship with God brings a person joy, clarity, and peace