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Summer Camps Auburn Hills 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 Auburn Hills and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Pontiac Lake Recreation Area
(248) 666-1020
7800 Gale Rd
Waterford, MI
 
Pontiac Lake Recreation Area
(248) 625-9112
9265 Maceday Rd
White Lake, MI
 
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(248) 634-8621
7072 Grange Hall Rd
Holly, MI
 
Jan's Secord Lake Campground
(989) 426-4020
2616 Lakeshore Dr
Gladwin, MI
 
Dome World Recreation
(616) 878-1518
400 84th St Sw
Byron Center, MI
 
Addison Oaks County Park
(248) 693-2432
1480 W Romeo Rd
Leonard, MI
 
Groveland Oaks County Park
(248) 634-9811
5990 Grange Hall Rd
Holly, MI
 
North Woods Campground
(231) 845-7106
4565 W Us Highway 10
Ludington, MI
 
Lake George Campgrounds Inc
(989) 588-6848
1935 Jackson St
Lake George, MI
 
Point Au Gres Marina & Camp
(989) 876-7314
2325 Green Dr
Au Gres, 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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