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

Camp Shalom
(860) 236-4571
335 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT
 
Camp Courant
(860) 241-3795
285 Broad Street
Hartford, CT
 
Connecticut Campground Owners Associates Inc
(860) 521-4704
14 Rumford Street
West Hartford, CT
 
Newington Bicycle and Repair Shop
(860) 667-0857
1030 Main Street
Newington, CT
 
Farmington Farms Tennis & Athletic Club
(860) 677-2489
94 Brickyard Road
Farmington, CT
 
Chabad House
(860) 232-1116
2352 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT
 
Camp GAN Israel
(860) 521-6609
26 Buena Vista Road
West Hartford, CT
 
JCC Swim & Tennis Club
(860) 243-0794
4 Duncaster Road
Bloomfield, CT
 
Glastonbury Tennis Club
(860) 659-3731
228 Oak Street
Glastonbury, CT
 
YMCA Camp Chase Day Camp & Family Center
(860) 793-9631
149 Farmington Avenue
Plainville, 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 ...

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