New to Rails - need advice!

Hi guys,

Let me start off by saying I am new to Rails and really excited to be
joining such an active and enthusiastic community!

I am building a summer camp management system and I’m done building the

My problem is this : my forms include field that will be included in
multiple tables (i.e. two parents, 1 to n children, children subscribe
weeks, etc.) and all the information will be inserted in the database at
once. I’m used to using stored procedures in cases like this, but I get
feeling this is not the “Rails” way.

Should I build a form and tackle the insertion with a stored procedure
anyway? Is Active Record powerful enough for this? Should I use

I realize this is more a design question than a Rails question and
in advance if this mailing list is not the right place to ask.

Any advice will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!!