Guide: Sending your child to summer camp

POSTED: 10:10 AM PDT July 5, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT July 14, 2013 
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Every year, parents send their children off to more than 12,000 day and overnight camps nationwide. In the last 20 years, the number of day camps alone has exploded by 90 percent, and highly specialized camps now cater to every child's interest, from clown acrobatics to hip hop.