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5 Ways to Keep Summer Camp Affordable

As we discussed yesterday, summer camp is great for kids, but bad for budgets.  Fortunately, there are ways to save money on your camp expenses….



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Summer…and Kids

Ah, summer.  Warm weather, long days, kids out of school… Now, I realized that not all kids are out of school for the summer, but…


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Blue Star Museums 2011

It’s back!  The fantastic free museum program put together by Blue Star Families has returned for the 2011 summer season.  Blue Star Museums is a…


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Navy Teen Adventure Camps

Do you know a Navy brat (active or reserve) ages 13-17?  Be sure to tell them about this fabulous opportunity:  The Navy’s Child and Youth…


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Adventure Camps for Teens

The Department of Defense (DoD) has partnered with the Department of Agriculture and a group of universities to offer military teens the opportunity to attend…


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Operation Purple Camps Will Return!

Good news from the National Military Family Association (NMFA)! After spending the winter trying to gather funding, the NMFA has announced plans for the 2011…


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Free Museums All Summer Long

Thanks to an amazing offer partnership between individual museums, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Blue Star Families, more than 600 museums across the…



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Frugal Summer Fun for All Ages

I was wandering around the blogosphere today, and I stumbled across this excellent list of free summer activities at Couponing 101:  Free Fun All Summer…