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Bus Ride?

Would any of you let your 4 almost 5 year old ride a bus to go on field trips for summer camp?

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Asked by momoftaterbug at 10:47 AM on Apr. 11, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Not without me. Way too young to go without mom!

    Answer by dancer at 10:48 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • I'd be a little nervous, but yes. There are children that age riding school buses to school. I know they'd have fun.

    Answer by leecee03 at 10:49 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • Not if I wasn't there.

    Answer by Brandy928 at 10:50 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • As long as they have chaperons.  You can always volunteer for that too.  I used to when my son was little, it was fun.


    Answer by Dahis at 10:52 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • If that was how they had to get to the trip, yes. It would be kind of sad to deny them a field trip because they were taking the bus. Besides my 5yo will be riding the bus every day to and from school in the fall.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 10:54 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • only if I was there or "maybe" if they would be with an older sibling. There's way too many sickos out there..I trust nothing/ no one

    Answer by bizima4 at 11:03 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • I think I would but everyday I would ask how the ride went and pay close attention to everything she or he says.

    Answer by Kimkh at 11:12 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • My 3 y.o. Rode in a church van about 5 miles on a field trip to go to a children's museum. I was nervous at first, but she did fine.

    Answer by MKSers at 11:30 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • well im sorry if this comes out wrong but if i was gonna let them go to summer camp by themselves then i dont see a diffrence in riding the bus by themselves if i didnt feel ok about that then they wouldnt go to the camp with out me either and i agree with they r gonna be riding the bus here by themselves in a few months everyday anyway

    Answer by flipper4u21 at 11:33 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • Yes, saying that with all the confidence and assurance I can muster at the moment.

    Answer by meooma at 11:36 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

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