PBS NewsHour

What kids are losing as coronavirus cancels camp

Clip: 08/03/2020 | 7m 23s Video has closed captioning.

Summer means swimming, crafts and camaraderie for the roughly 26 million children who attend camp in the U.S. But the pandemic has closed an estimated 82 percent of the country's overnight camps and many more daytime programs, causing layoffs and lost revenue. And for parents and children, the absence of community and activity is yielding a summer they don’t want to repeat. John Yang reports.

Aired: 08/03/20

Rating: NR

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