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Summer Camps Ann Arbor MI

Summer camps are programs for children and teenagers during the summer holidays. Summer camps involve canoeing, hiking, campfires and more. See below for summer camps in Ann Arbor and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

K C Campgrounds
(734) 439-1076
14048 Sherman Rd
Milan, MI
 
Green Valley Park
(248) 437-4136
57300 12 Mile Rd
New Hudson, MI
 
Dutch Treat Camping & Recreation
(616) 772-4303
10300 Gordon St
Zeeland, MI
 
Six Lakes Campground
(517) 439-5660
2155 Hudson Rd
Hillsdale, MI
 
Sweet Lake Mobile Home Sales
(269) 651-8149
31004 E Us Highway 12
Sturgis, MI
 
Hell Creek Ranch Inc
(734) 878-3632
10866 Cedar Lake Rd
Pinckney, MI
 
Haas Lake Park
(248) 437-0900
25800 Haas Rd
New Hudson, MI
 
Cranberry Lake Campground
(269) 646-3336
10301 Bent Rd
Marcellus, MI
 
Holiday Park Campgrounds
(231) 943-4410
4860 Us Highway 31 S
Traverse City, MI
 
Mackinaw City Campgrounds
(231) 436-5219
S Nicolet St
Mackinaw City, MI
 

5 tips for keeping kids safe and healthy at summer camp

5 tips for keeping kids safe and healthy at summer camp

John Thompson

Kids should be reminded to follow pool rules to avoid swimming injuries at campSummer camp can be a rewarding and fun experience for kids of all ages. Whether they attend day camps or overnight camps, experts say fathers should take action to ensure their kids stay safe and healthy while attending.

"Parents should ask camp organizers basic questions about what plans they have in place to keep kids safe, handle medical emergencies, and deal with routine health needs," said Dr. Patricia Hametz, of NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.

Other parenting advice tips to keep young campers injury-free include:

1. Stay hydrated. Remind your child to drink often, even when they don't feel thirsty while spending time outdoors or in the heat. Pack a refillable water bottle to make staying hydrated easier.
2. Practice sun safety. Kids should be dressed in light-colored, lightweight clothing and should use a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more every day.
3. Be safe in and around water. Remind your kids to follow all camp rules in and around pools, lakes and other bodies of water. Children should never be around water without a certified life guard on duty.
4. Protect against bugs. Using an insect repellent with no more than 30 percent DEET and avoiding scented soaps, lotions and hairsprays will help your kids keep the bugs at bay.

Dads should also make sure that the camp has all of their kids' emergency contact ...

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