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Summer Camps Forest Hill 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 Forest Hill and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Bar Harbor Rv Park
(410) 679-0880
4228 Birch Ave
Abingdon, MD
 
Gamler Boat Yard Campground
(717) 862-3303
Rr 1
Airville, PA
 
Merry Meadows Recreation Farm
(800) 421-7116, (410) 329-6636, 800-643-7056
1523 Freeland Road
Freeland, MD
Number of Sites
250 Total Camp/RV Sites,250 30 Amp Service,25 50 Amp Service,250 Electric and Water,176 Electric Only,250 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,50 Pull-Thru Sites,12 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cable TV,Fenced Pet Area,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Restaurant,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Biking Trails,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Nature Trails,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,arcade/game room,

The Campgrounds at Sandy Cove
(800) 421-7116, 287-3196
60 Sandy Cove Road
North East, MD
Number of Sites
99 Total Camp/RV Sites,99 50 Amp Service,99 Electric and Water,99 Electric Only,99 Full Hookups,50 Seasonal,20 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Group Area,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Meeting Rooms,Pavilion,Religious Services,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Basket Ball,Bird Watching,Boat Launch,Boating,Fishing,Hot Tub,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Picnic Area,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Sports Field,Swimming Pool,Swimming Pool Indoor,Swimming - River,Tennis,Water activities,

Riverside Ponderosa Pines
(410) 642-3431
1435 Carpenters Point Rd
Perryville, MD
 
Orchard Campground
(717) 456-7425
870 Orchard Rd
Delta, PA
 
Otter Creek Campground
(717) 862-3628
1101 Furnace Rd
Airville, PA
 
Riverside Ponderosa Pines
(410) 642-3431
1435 Carpenters Point Rd
Perryville, MD
 
Lake Bonnie Camp
(410) 482-8479
14955 Greensboro Rd
Goldsboro, MD
 
Lake Somerset Family Campground
(410) 957-9897
8658 Lake Somerset Ln
Westover, 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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