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%)

Our Best of Westchester Party is July 24!

Our Westchester Home Design Awards event is June 26!

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

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