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CAMP, DAVID LEE, Republican Party
Michigan

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $32,763.38

Average cost per trip - $6,552.68
Total number of days spent traveling - 25 days
Rank of representative - 197 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 18, 2001 - August 26, 2001 (9 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Educational mission
Notes - Other costs not specified - (transport cost unclear)

Travel Cost - $3,372.10
Lodging Cost - $1,011.85
Meal Cost - $695.65
Other Cost - $493.00
Total Cost - $5,572.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Smith Institute
Dates - February 7, 2001 - February 10, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - London, England

Purpose - Meeting with US and British government officials regarding public, private savings and retirement security
Notes -

Travel Cost - $5,766.37
Lodging Cost - $597.00
Meal Cost - $268.41
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $6,631.78

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Ripon Educational Fund
Dates - August 10, 2003 - August 15, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - London, England

Purpose - Transatlantic conference in London
Notes - Spouse Nancy Camp accompanied

Travel Cost - $13,148.72
Lodging Cost - $1,218.00
Meal Cost - $1,256.28
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $15,623.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - February 28, 2003 - March 2, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Congressional Retreat 2003
Notes - Spouse Nancy and three children accompanied. Meals included in lodging.

Travel Cost - $350.00
Lodging Cost - $1,226.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,576.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Dates - February 4, 2004 - February 6, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Quatemal, Mexico

Purpose - fact-finding trip related to adoption/children welfare
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,000.00
Lodging Cost - $210.00
Meal Cost - $150.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,360.00

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
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Video games: New literacy for a complex world

Author James Paul Gee says video games are problems to solve that come with their own tools. He says they're like "an external mind," and teachers should use them in classrooms.

Recent Posts