http://mv-voice.com/square/print/2009/07/16/summer-camps-see-shrinking-enrollment


Town Square

Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

Original post made on Jul 16, 2009

An uncertain economy has led many local parents to cut their kids' yearly summer camps out of the family budget — and camp organizers say they're feeling the pinch.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 16, 2009, 11:17 AM

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Posted by harvardmom
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jul 16, 2009 at 2:35 pm

I'm sorry to see that kids are not having the camp experience as much as before. It seems like a right of passage, but indeed it is an option. I hope they are finding enough to do this summer.


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Posted by Tough times.
a resident of The Crossings
on Jul 17, 2009 at 4:22 am

Its tough all over. Maybe they should consider lowering their prices. 8 hundred bucks for 2 weeks was a lot before the recession. Guess they can play in the streets now.


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Posted by Mountain View Mom
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:57 am

For some of us, it makes it easier to wait a bit to understand what our schedules will allow, whereas in good economic times if you hesitated you just plain old were too late. However, I am sorry to hear that enrollment is down and I hope things turn around for all of us.