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Summer Camps Galesburg IL

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

Galesburg City - Campground
(309) 344-1534
1351 South Lake Storey Road
Galesburg, IL
Dean`s R V Sales & Service
(309) 289-4880
1083 East USHighway 150
Knoxville, IL
Sherwood Youth Camp
(309) 879-2267
1667 Sherwood Road
Dahinda, IL
Cabin Fever Campground
(309) 781-8312
1771 Coal Rd.
Victoria, IL
Double Tree Hills
(309) 879-2799
1832 Knox Highway 7
Victoria, IL
Galesburg East Campgrounds
(309) 289-2267
1081 E Us Highway 150
Knoxville, IL
Whispering Oaks Camp GRD
(309) 876-2306
1180 Knox Road 1000 North
Gilson, IL
Whispering Oaks Campground
(309) 876-2306
Gilson, IL
Sherwood Youth Camp
(309) 879-2484
1667 Sherwood Road
Victoria, IL
Gamber Cove Club Grounds
(309) 879-2490
1572 Cottonwood Drive
Victoria, IL

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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