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Summer Camps Chevy Chase MD

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 Chevy Chase and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Cherry Hill Park
(800) 421-7116, 740-1210, (301) 937-7116
9800 Cherry Hill Road
College Park, MD
Number of Sites
390 Total Camp/RV Sites,350 30 Amp Service,300 50 Amp Service,390 Electric and Water,350 Electric Only,350 Full Hookups,9 Group Sites,50 Max RV Length,29 Pull-Thru Sites,5 Rental Trailers,35 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,Dump Station,Cable TV,Laundry,Phone Service at Site,Store,Restaurant,Group Area,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Swimming - Pond,Recreation Hall,Game room,Hay Rides,

Community Camps Inc
(301) 217-9591
15500 Quince Valley Ter
Gaithersburg, MD
 
Fairland Regional Park
(301) 953-0222
14110 Old Gunpowder Rd
Laurel, MD
 
Antietam Hagerstown KOA
(800) 421-7116, (301) 223-7571
11759 Snug Harbor Lane
Williamsport, MD
Number of Sites
92 Total Camp/RV Sites,75 30 Amp Service,10 50 Amp Service,92 Electric and Water,92 Electric Only,22 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,22 Pull-Thru Sites,17 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Dump Station,Cable TV,Laundry,Phone Service at Site,Store,Restaurant,Group Area,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Swimming - River,Game room,Hay Rides,

Wild Places Inc
(410) 352-3301
12302 Collins Rd
Bishopville, MD
 
Cherry Hill Park
(301) 937-7116
9800 Cherry Hill Rd
College Park, MD
 
Fairfax County Government
(703) 471-5414
1400 Lake Fairfax Dr
Reston, VA
 
Sea & Sea Marina & Campground
(410) 228-4111
Canning House Rd
Madison, MD
 
Castaways RV Resort
(800) 421-7116, (410) 213-0097
12550 Eagles Nest Road
Berlin, MD
Number of Sites
378 Total Camp/RV Sites,278 20 Amp Service,378 30 Amp Service,378 50 Amp Service,378 Electric and Water,378 Electric Only,371 Full Hookups,15 Group Sites,50 Max RV Length,5 Rental Trailers,24 Total Rental Units,20 Seasonal,30 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Beer/Wine,Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Fenced Pet Area,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Meeting Rooms,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Religious Services,Restaurant,RV Service/Repair,Showers,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,RV on Site,
Recreation
Arcade,Game room,Basket Ball,Beach Volleyball,Bird Watching,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Exercise Facilities,Fishing,Golf Carts,Golf Facilities,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Motorized Boat Rentals,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Sports Field,Swimming Pool,Swimming - Ocean,Swimming - River,Theme Weekends,Water activities,

Ole Mink Farm Campground
(301) 271-7012
12806 Mink Farm Rd
Thurmont, MD
 

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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