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Summer Camps Mount Vernon OH

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 Mount Vernon and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Rustic Knolls Campground
(800) 421-7116, (740) 397-9318
8664 Keys Road
Mount Vernon, OH
Number of Sites
150 Total Camp/RV Sites,150 Electric and Water,107 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,5 Pull-Thru Sites,22 Sideouts,30 Tent Sites,
Cabin Rentals,
Arcade/Game room,Fishing,Nature Trails,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming - Lake,

Caves Campground
(740) 427-2283
26941 Austin Rd
Howard, OH
Walhonding Hills Campgrounds
(740) 824-4575
32236 Township Road 364
Walhonding, OH
Honeycreek Valley Campground
(419) 886-2777
1219 Honey Creek Rd
Bellville, OH
Mohican Wilderness
(740) 599-6741
22462 Wally Rd
Glenmont, OH
Kokosing Valley Camp & Canoe
(740) 599-7056
25860 Coshocton Rd
Howard, OH
Camp Mc Pherson
(740) 599-7110
21880 Shadley Valley Rd
Danville, OH
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(419) 886-2267
6500 Black Rd
Bellville, OH
Lake Timberlin Camp Resort
(800) 421-7116, (419) 886-2267
6500 Black Road
Bellville, OH
Number of Sites
150 Total Camp/RV Sites,150 Electric and Water,142 Full Hookups,65 Max RV Length,40 Pull-Thru Sites,150 Sideouts,
Cabin Rentals,
Boat Launch,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Marina,Planned Activities,Playground,

Mohican Wilderness
(800) 421-7116, (740) 599-6741
22462 Wally Road
Glenmont, OH
Number of Sites
240 Total Camp/RV Sites,240 Electric and Water,12 Pull-Thru Sites,4 Rental Trailers,50 Tent Sites,
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Golf Facilities,Kayak Rentals,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,

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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