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

Harrisonburg/Shenandoah Valley KOA
(800) 421-7116, (540) 896-8929
12480 Mountain Valley Road
Broadway, VA
Number of Sites
97 Total Camp/RV Sites,17 30 Amp Service,24 50 Amp Service,97 Electric and Water,41 Full Hookups,5 Group Sites,45 Max RV Length,33 Pull-Thru Sites,61 Sideouts,33 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Rancho Campgrounds
(540) 740-8313
28 Rancho Dr
New Market, VA
 
Houndshell Campground
(276) 655-4639
12749 Flatridge Rd
Troutdale, VA
 
Crazy Horse Campground
(540) 721-2792
400 Crazy Horse Dr
Moneta, VA
 
Picture Lake Campground
(804) 861-0174
7818 Boydton Plank Rd
Petersburg, VA
 
Endless Caverns
(540) 740-3993
1800 Endless Caverns Rd
New Market, VA
 
Shenandoah Valley Koa
(540) 248-2746
State Route 781 W
Verona, VA
 
Aquia Pines Campground
(540) 659-3447
3071 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Stafford, VA
 
Camptown Campground
(804) 469-4569
22819 Camptown Dr
Petersburg, VA
 
Victory Hill
(703) 541-2067
301 Industrial Park Road
Farmville, 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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