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Summer Camps Essex Junction VT

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 Essex Junction and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Malletts Bay Campground
(802) 863-6980
209 Lakeshore Dr
Colchester, VT
Shelburne Camping Area
(802) 985-2540
4385 Shelburne Rd
Shelburne, VT
Maple Grove Campground
(802) 849-6439
1627 Main St
Fairfax, VT
Port Kent Campsite Office
(518) 834-9011
93 Port Kent Rd
Port Kent, NY
Willsboro Bay Marina Inc
(518) 963-7276
69 Klein Dr
Willsboro, NY
Lone Pine Campsite
(802) 878-5447
Malletts Bay St
Colchester, VT
Homestead Campgrounds Inc
(802) 524-2356
Route 7
Milton, VT
Old Lantern
(802) 425-2120
Greenbush Rd
Charlotte, VT
Duxbury Country Camp
(802) 244-7546
Rt 100
Waterbury, VT
Apple Island Resort
(800) 421-7116, (802) 372-3800
71 US Route 2
South Hero, VT
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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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