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Has the Economy Affected Your Child's Extracurriculars?

It's the economy stupid! Families across the country are using that excuse to cut out all sorts of expendable ventures. Sixty-seven percent of lilsugar readers admitted to cutting back on date night. But what about the kids? When it comes to budgeting for the youngsters, a new survey reported:

Nearly half of the 399 sleep-away and day camps polled in the American Camp Association's 2009 Spring-enrollment survey reported decreases of 10 percent to 15 percent, with the economy cited as a key reason.

Children accustomed to a schedule full of activities are finding themselves having to (gasp!) entertain themselves like never before. Have you cut out your tot's extracurricular activities since the economic downturn?

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