dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

Summer Camps Groton CT

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

Pleasant Valley Park
(860) 445-7791
175 Route 12
Groton, CT
 
North American Sports Camps
(860) 536-9966
47 Water Street
Mystic, CT
 
Pequot Golf Club
(860) 535-1898
Wheeler Road
Stonington, CT
 
Pequot Ledge Campgrounds
(860) 859-0682
157 Doyle Rd
Oakdale, CT
 
Strawberry Park Resort Campground
(800) 421-7116, (860) 886-1944
42 Pierce Road
Preston, CT
Number of Sites
482 Total Camp/RV Sites,478 30 Amp Service,200 50 Amp Service,482 Electric and Water,478 Electric Only,240 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,4 No Hookups,18 Pull-Thru Sites,40 Rental Trailers,200 Seasonal,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Recreation
Biking Trails,Hiking Trails,Planned Activities,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,

Major League Soccer Camp Guest House
(860) 448-6014
39 Broad Street Extension
Groton, CT
 
Seaport Campground
(860) 536-4044
Route 184
Old Mystic, CT
 
Laurel-lock Campgrounds
(860) 859-1424
15 Cottage Rd
Oakdale, CT
 
Camp Niantic By The Atlantic
(860) 739-9308
271 W Main St
Niantic, CT
 
Strawberry Park Resort Campground
(860) 886-1944
42 Pierce Rd
Preston, CT
 

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 ...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com