You’re cold. You’re tired. You’re just trying to make it through the month because, despite what it says on your calendar, February is the longest month in the history of months. But. But! Did you know you’re also supposed to be thinking about summer right now? And not in the dreamy “I wish I were lying on a hammock in the Galapagos” kind of way. No, if you’re a parent, you need to be thinking about summer camp. Because, summer camp sign-ups are straight cut-throat — and they already started.
From waking up at 2 a.m. (yep) to the stress of a computer that freezes mid-sign-up, here’s what 12 parents have to say about the fresh hell that is signing up for summer camp months in advance.