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Summer Camp: Can You Afford It?

Q : My children are begging for camp this summer, I’'m just not sure it is in my budget. Guidance please!

Budgeting for family fun is important, especially in the summer. Most summer camps last from one week to the entire summer, and average fees range somewhere between $200-$400 per week, according to the American Camp Association. So, before deciding on which camp, first determine if your child is even ready for a camp experience and if it fits in your budget.

With a wealth of options in every price point, you can find a summer experience that fits even the thriftiest household budget. Here’s how:

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