Teens getting too soft? Student campers at OBS with trolleys spark debate

A photo showing a group of students pulling hiking trailers behind them while on an Outward Bound Singapore expedition sparked debate.
A photo showing a group of students pulling hiking trailers behind them while on an Outward Bound Singapore expedition sparked debate.PHOTO: COURTESY OF DELANE LIM

Parents, experts say they could make kids soft, but some find them useful

A group of secondary school students were seen pulling trolleys behind them while on an Outward Bound Singapore (OBS) expedition in Pasir Ris on March 6.

The trolleys, known as hiking or walking trailers, contained their backpacks and camping gear.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 17, 2019, with the headline 'Student campers with trolleys spark debate'. Print Edition | Subscribe