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59% Think Summer Camp Important for Young People

School’s out, and most Americans consider summer camp a good alternative.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 59% of American Adults think it’s at least somewhat important for young people to go to a summer camp. Thirty-nine percent (39%) disagree. This includes 20% who view summer camp as Very Important and 10% who say it's Not At All Important. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on June 25-26, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on June 25-26, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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