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Summer Camps Bangor ME

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 Bangor and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Paul Bunyon Campgrounds
(207) 941-1177
1862 Union St
Bangor, ME
Pleasant Hill Campground
(207) 848-5127
222 Union St
Bangor, ME
Red Barn Rv Park
(207) 843-6011
602 Main Rd
Holden, ME
Parks Pond Campground
(207) 843-7360
State Rd
Eddington, ME
Stetson Shores Campground Inc
(800) 421-7116, (207) 296-2041
304 Lakins Road
Stetson, ME
Number of Sites
47 Total Camp/RV Sites,47 Electric and Water,40 Max RV Length,2 Pull-Thru Sites,
Cabin Rentals,
Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Kayak Rentals,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Recreation Hall,Swimming - Lake,

Wheeler Stream Camping Area
(207) 848-3713
Rr 2
Bangor, ME
Villa Vaughn Campground
(207) 945-6796
Rr 5 Box 205
Orono, ME
Greenwood Acres Campground
(207) 989-8898
Rt 178
Eddington, ME
Shady Acres Rv Park & Camp
(207) 848-5515
Pt 69 Hampden Rd
Carmel, ME
Stetson Shores Campground Inc
(207) 296-2041
Route 143
Stetson, ME

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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