Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Crazy Things We Do For Our Kids



This year Mr. J wants to attend sleep away summer camp with his cousin.  The particular camp that they are going to is EXTREMELY popular, and only has one registration day - and it's in person.  People from all over the city (and outskirts) want to send their kids to this camp.

Due to the popularity of the camp, parents start lining up outside the church before 5am.  That's right - registration starts at 8am, and there are people there 3-4 hours early.

I arrived at 510, and there were at least 40 people ahead of me. By 6 am, I couldn't see where the line ended.

They changed the process this year, and at 630 started handing out cards with a time to come back. This worked well, we went for breakfast and then headed back for our time of 800am.  When we got back to the church, there was a line up of people waiting to get in for their time slot.  A few parents showed up that hadn't been waiting in line at 630, and there were no spots left for them.

All the craziness aside, I am so happy that he is going to summer camp.  I was a child that didn't even want to sleep at someones house for one night, so I never braved summer camp.  I am glad he is excited to go!

What kind of ridiculous things have you done for your kids?

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