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Summer Camps La Follette TN

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 La Follette and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Powell Valley Resort & Marina
(423) 562-5975
586 Powell Valley Marine Rd
La Follette, TN
Mountain Lake Marina
(865) 426-9756
136 Campground Rd
Lake City, TN
Royal Blue Rv Park
(423) 566-4847
305 Luther Seiber Lane
Pioneer, TN
Escapees Raccoon Valley Rv Park
(865) 947-9776
908 E Raccoon Valley Rd
Heiskell, TN
Spring Creek Campground
(931) 552-9790
3040 Spring Creek Village Rd
Clarksville, TN
Andersonville Marina & Boat
(865) 494-9649
408 Dock Rd
Andersonville, TN
Hickory Star Marina
(865) 992-5241
1345 Hickory Star Rd
Maynardville, TN
Fox Inn Campground
(423) 494-9386
2423 Andersonville Hwy
Clinton, TN
Jellystone Park
(865) 938-6600
9514 Diggs Gap Rd
Heiskell, TN
Nashville Shores Rv Resort
(615) 889-7050
4001 Bell Rd
Hermitage, TN

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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