The Real Cost of High School Marching Band

By Yvette Romero - 2011-09-28T17:25:35Z

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Marching bands need to rehearse, march, rehearse, march, rehearse...

  • $400: Band camp (assumes five-day sleepover camp)
  • $6.00: Anti-fungal ointment (since your child will, uh, be sharing bathrooms and marching)

The Tally: $3878.78.

Photograph by Universal/Courtesy Everett Collection