(WWBT) - Summer camp is just a few months away, and brochures are already starting to come in advertising options for your kids.
There are several ways to save money and still get your kids signed up for a trip.
Some camps give discounts for early registration, so look for those offers. Knowing the cost will also help you save some money since you know exactly what you will need.
Having some lead time before registration gives you some time to scout for discounts or scholarships. Some camps offer financial aid depending on income or will give a break on the fees if more than one child signs up.
There are also some deals to be found online. Camps pop up on sites like Groupon.
Sleepaway camps aren't the only option. There are several affordable day camps in the Richmond area as well.
And don't forget that a camp stay could mean a tax break.
If you pay a daycare center, baby sitter or summer camp to provide care for a child under 13, or a child of any age with a disability, you can get a tax credit up to $3,000.
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