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Summer Camps Colonial Heights 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 Colonial Heights and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Roadrunner Campground
(804) 796-5160
13900 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester, VA
Camptown Campground
(804) 469-4569
22819 Camptown Dr
Petersburg, VA
Whippernock Marina & Campgrounds
(804) 265-5252
2700 Sutherland Rd
Sutherland, VA
Indian Acres Club Of Thornburg
(540) 582-6314
6437 Morris Rd
Spotsylvania, VA
Young Life
(540) 997-9276
1472 Rockbridge Alum Rd
Goshen, VA
Picture Lake Campground
(804) 861-0174
7818 Boydton Plank Rd
Petersburg, VA
Spring Gardens
(804) 732-8908
2178 County Dr
Petersburg, VA
Cozy Cove Campground
(804) 265-9000
713 Sutherland Rd
Church Road, VA
Stoney Creek Resort Inc
(540) 337-1510
Rr 2 Box 752
Greenville, VA
Picture Lake Campground
(804) 861-0174
7818 Boydton Plank Rd
Petersburg, 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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