Parents Paying Professionals To Pack Kids’ Summer Camp Bags

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•21 May 27, 2014

To reduce the stress of getting kids ready for summer camp, parents in New York City are reportedly paying professional organizing companies up to $250 per hour to pack their children’s bags with high-quality sheets, fancy soaps, and other supplies. What do you think?

  • “But the point of summer camp is learning to discriminate based on popularity and athletic prowess, not wealth.”

    Harry Chapman –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Yeah, it’s probably better for everyone if these particular parents don’t have too much direct contact with their kids.”

    Gabe Lehrman –
    Carbon Dating Technician

  • “With unforeseen expenses like this popping up, no wonder it costs so much to raise a kid these days.”

    Jennifer Balch –
    Vase Seller

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