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Summer Camps La Plata MD

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

Aqua Land Campgrounds
(301) 259-2575
Us Highway 301 S
Newburg, MD
Outdoor World Harbor View Campground
(800) 421-7116, (804) 224-8164
15 Harbor View Circle
Colonial Beach, VA
Number of Sites
140 Total Camp/RV Sites,140 Electric and Water,
Dump Station,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Basket Ball,Boating,Fishing,Horse Shoes,Mini Golf,Playground,Swimming Pool,

Antietam Hagerstown KOA
(800) 421-7116, (301) 223-7571
11759 Snug Harbor Lane
Williamsport, MD
Number of Sites
92 Total Camp/RV Sites,75 30 Amp Service,10 50 Amp Service,92 Electric and Water,92 Electric Only,22 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,22 Pull-Thru Sites,17 Tent Sites,
Cabin Rentals,Dump Station,Cable TV,Laundry,Phone Service at Site,Store,Restaurant,Group Area,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Swimming - River,Game room,Hay Rides,

Island Resort
(800) 421-7116, (410) 641-9838
9537 Cropper Island Road
Newark, MD
Number of Sites
93 Total Camp/RV Sites,93 30 Amp Service,93 50 Amp Service,93 Electric and Water,93 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,15 Pull-Thru Sites,
Cable TV,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Swimming Pool,

Sea & Sea Marina & Campground
(410) 228-4111
Canning House Rd
Madison, MD
Bull Run Regional Park
(703) 631-0550
6501 Pohick Bay Dr
Lorton, VA
Woodlawn Campground
(410) 896-2979
1209 Walnut St
Delmar, MD
Fort Whaley Campground
(800) 421-7116, (410) 641-9785
11224 Dale Road
Whaleyville, MD
Number of Sites
175 Total Camp/RV Sites,130 30 Amp Service,130 50 Amp Service,175 Electric and Water,130 Electric Only,61 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,11 Pull-Thru Sites,33 Tent Sites,
Cabin Rentals,Laundry,Store,Cable TV,Pets Welcome,Pavilion,Restaurant,
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming - Lake,Swimming Pool,

Cherry Hill Park
(301) 937-7116
9800 Cherry Hill Rd
College Park, MD
Eleven Matthew Park
(410) 219-3050
6605 Morris Rd
Pittsville, MD

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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