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Summer Camps Charlestown MA

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

Frank
(505) 212-5124
276 Washington St #321
Boston, MA
 
Appalachian Mt Club
(781) 963-9856
1100 Randolph St
Canton, MA
 
Norwell Campsites
(781) 871-0527
239 Washington St
Norwell, MA
 
Applewood Campgrounds
(508) 248-7017
44 King Rd.
Charlton, MA
 
Normandy Farms Campground
(866) 673-2767
72 West Street
Foxborough, MA
 
Indian Ranch Inc
(617) 665-2810
1374 Broadway Apt. #2e
Somerville, MA
 
Cochituate Canoe & Kayak
(508) 647-1700
25 Comnwlth Rd
Natick, MA
 
Powow Cove Campground
(978) 388-4022
43 Newton Rd
Amesbury, MA
 
Martha's Vineyard Campground
(508) 693-3772
569 Edgartown Rd
Vineyard Haven, MA
 
Springbrook Family Camp Area
(413) 625-6618
32 Tower Rd
Shelburne Falls, MA
 

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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