While some school systems have added financial literacy to their curricula, many have not, and in the end, responsibility for ensuring your offspring are ready for adult financial life is on your shoulders. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you can add to your teens' practical knowledge.
Business and finance camps aren't just for the nerdy and precocious anymore. Because, let's face it: The survival skill your child is most likely to need isn't knowing how to build a lean-to -- it's understanding how mortgages work. And these camps make learning those skills fun.