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

Bull Run Regional Park
(703) 631-0550
6501 Pohick Bay Dr
Lorton, VA
 
Bull Run Regional Park
(703) 631-0550
7700 Bull Run Dr
Centreville, VA
 
Camp Hat Creek
(434) 376-5655
Highway 601
Brookneal, VA
 
Shenandoah River Outfitters-Camp Outback
(800) 421-7116, (540) 743-4159
6502 South Page Valley Road
Luray, VA
Number of Sites
25 Total Camp/RV Sites,25 Electric and Water,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Candy Hill Campground
(540) 662-8010
165 Ward Ave
Winchester, VA
 
Burke Lake Park Golf Course
(703) 323-6600
7315 Ox Rd
Fairfax Station, VA
 
Fairfax County Government
(703) 471-5414
1400 Lake Fairfax Dr
Reston, VA
 
Rocky Branch Marina & Campground
(540) 895-5475
5153 Courthouse Rd
Spotsylvania, VA
 
Virginia Beach Campground
(757) 428-1444
1240 General Booth Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Endless Caverns
(540) 740-3993
1800 Endless Caverns Rd
New Market, 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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