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Summer Camps Merrimack NH

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

Field & Stream Travel Trailer Park
(603) 673-9895
5 Dupaw Gould Rd
Brookline, NH
 
Friendly Beaver Campground
(603) 487-5570
Old Coach Rd
New Boston, NH
 
Tyngsboro Campground
(978) 649-7556
76 Frost Rd
Tyngsboro, MA
 
Angle Pond Grove Inc
(603) 887-4434
Route 121a
Sandown, NH
 
Sanborn Shore Acres
(603) 329-5247
Main
Hampstead, NH
 
Calef Lake Camping Area
(603) 483-8282
593 Chester Rd
Auburn, NH
 
Echo Valley Inc
(603) 654-9246
Pugatory Falls Rd
Lyndeborough, NH
 
Silver Sands Camping Area
(603) 887-3638
603 Raymond Rd
Chester, NH
 
Sunset Park
(603) 329-6941
104 Emerson Ave
Hampstead, NH
 
Autumn Hills Campground
(603) 529-2425
285 S Stark Hwy
Weare, NH
 

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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