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10 questions to ask when choosing a summer camp

Advice for New England parents looking for a day camp, an outdoor camp, single-sex or coed camps, and more.

1. IS MY CHILD READY FOR CAMP?

Many day camps take kids as young as preschool age, but depending on the type of camp you’re considering, you need to assess your child’s maturity and sometimes even skill level before signing up.

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