Career Camping

It used to be a time for swimming, boating and sitting around the campfire telling ghost stories. But summer camp isn't what it used to be. For today's driven kids, those summer sleepaways are increasingly being devoted to resume building, not lanyard making.

--Dutchess Community College Computer Camp, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. For third-, fourth- and fifth-graders; teaches MS Basic and graphic design for budding compujocks.

--YoungBiz Better Investing Camp, Atlanta and Washington, right. For kids 11 and older; demonstrates how to build a portfolio, research long-term investments and balance budgets. At its sister entrepreneurship camp, teens become CEOs, complete with...

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