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Summer Camps Charlottesville VA

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

Charlottesville KOA
(800) 421-7116, 903-9710, (434) 296-9881
3825 Red Hill Road
Charlottesville, VA
Number of Sites
70 Total Camp/RV Sites,47 20 Amp Service,47 30 Amp Service,19 50 Amp Service,70 Electric and Water,32 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,15 Pull-Thru Sites,6 Total Rental Units,17 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Dump Station,Firewood,Group Area,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Game room,Basket Ball,Biking Trails,Fishing,Hiking Trails,Horse Shoes,Nature Trails,Picnic Area,Playground,Sports Field,Swimming Pool,arcade/game room,

Heavenly Acres Campground
(434) 985-6601
Route 230
Stanardsville, VA
 
Fort Winds
(757) 220-0386
8758 Pocahontas Trl
Williamsburg, VA
 
Waynesboro North 340 Campground
(540) 943-9573
Highway 340 N
Waynesboro, VA
 
Callebs Co Campground
(276) 475-5222
25136 Whitaker Hollow Rd
Abingdon, VA
 
Misty Mountain Camp Resort
(800) 421-7116, 943-9713, (540) 456-6409
56 Misty Mountain Road
Greenwood, VA
Number of Sites
97 Total Camp/RV Sites,35 50 Amp Service,97 Electric and Water,60 Full Hookups,35 Pull-Thru Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Bay Haven Camp
(757) 721-6680
1400 Public Landing Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Candy Hill Campground
(540) 662-8010
165 Ward Ave
Winchester, VA
 
Holiday Trav-l Park
(757) 425-0249
1075 General Booth Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Williamsburg Koa Kampground
(757) 565-2907
5210 Newman Rd
Williamsburg, VA
 

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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