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Camera question

Hi — Wondering if anyone has recommendations for a lightweight, yet good and durable camera for our daughter to bring?  She normally takes photos on her phone :).

Answer:

Some kind of shockproof and/or waterproof point-and-shoot camera like this one would be great for this program.  There is a wide cost range for similar digital cameras, so the price and image quality depend on personal preference.  

Some students more interested in photography enjoy having a digital SLR camera to take high quality photos.  That option is fine as well, as long as students are aware that there is an increased risk for damage and/or theft.  We recommend a waterproof bag or traveling case for more valuable cameras.