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The Real Cost of Sleepaway Camp

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2012-06-15T18:11:12Z

Photograph by Lawrence Migdale/Getty Images

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Visiting Day

Visiting Day is a parent's first glance into several impressive things at once: how well you child handles newfound independence and how adaptable he or she is to some of the most uncomfortable cot frames known to man.

$700: Round-trip airfare for Mom and Dad from Philadelphia to Portland, Maine -- US Airways
$81: Rental car, Friday night through Sunday -- Hertz
$50: Gas for the rental car
$360: Lodging in Augusta, Maine, for two nights -- Comfort Inn
$100: Budget for meals not taken at the camp
$94: Assorted gifts, including a chocolate pretzel pizza ($34), an OGO flying discs set ($36), a pre-inflated whoopee cushion ($4) and a basketball pillow ($20) --

Running tally: $16,250