Kids ‘Hunger Games’ camp tones it down over violence

Posted at 12:29 AM, Aug 08, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-08 00:29:33-04

A real-life "Hunger Games" camp in Florida has been toned down over fears children were expecting too much violence.

The camp is loosely-based on the books and movie, where teens fight to the death.

Organizers initially planned that children would "kill" each other by pulling flag belts from each other's waists. But they soon grew worried about the levels of violence the kids were talking about.

For example, one camper said he would rather be shot than stabbed.

Instead of “killing" each other now, the campers are "collecting lives."

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