How We Spend Our Summers

We polled residents around the County to find out their summer plans for their children—and for themselves.

Favorite summer destination:

Overseas (30%)
Hamptons (18%)
Upstate NY (14%)
Cape Cod (14%)
Florida (9%)
Poconos (7%)
Berkshires (4%)
Jersey Shore (4%)

1) To avoid boredom, should school be year-round?

No (60.7%)
Yes (39.3%)

2) Once school lets out, how long before your kids say they’re bored?

One month (41%)
Never (35%)
One week (22%)
One day (2%)

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3) Did you go to sleep-away camp?

Yes (51.8%)
No (48.2%)

4) If you went, did you like your sleep-away camp?

No (55%)
Yes (35%)
Don’t remember (10%)

5) Do you send your kids to sleep-away camp?

No (65%)
Yes (35%)

6) How much do you spend on entertaining your kids in the summer?

Between $1,000 and $3,000 (39%)
Between $3,000 and $6,000 (24%)
Between $6,000 and $10,000 (18%)
Less than $1,000 (17%)
More than $10,000 (2%)

7) When not traveling during the summer, I…

Go to the beach (32%)
Garden (20%)
Hibernate with AC and watch more TV (20%)
Ride horses (9%)
Go to Rye Playland (9%)
Wonder why I’m in Westchester (9%)
Bake in my backyard (1%)

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