By Raechel Conover, Cheapism.com
With fond memories of cabin mates, campfires, swimming pools, and s'mores, it's no wonder summer camp is a natural choice for parents looking to give their children the same enriching experience they enjoyed. At summer camp, whether a sleep-away or day program, kids can gain new skills, experiences, friends, and their own memories to cherish.Read our cheap camping trip ideas!
And the good news is, you don't need a bottomless bank account to afford summer camp. There are plenty of city, state, and non-profit groups that offer cheap summer camps for kids; some even offer financial aid to help families with the expense. Our guide to cheap summer camp programs can help you find day and sleep-away options that are a good, inexpensive fit for your child.
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Cost. Before investigating the options, look at your budget and decide how much you're willing or can afford to spend on a summer camp program. In general, sleep-away summer campsRead More »from Summer Camp Guide: Finding the Best and Most Affordable Options for Your Kids