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

Davis Mh & Rv Park
(757) 244-5030
78 Dean Ray Ct
Newport News, VA
 
Circle Mobile Homes
(757) 249-1264
508 Muller Ln
Newport News, VA
 
Gordon's Trailer Court
(757) 851-9205
321 S 1st St
Hampton, VA
 
Jamestown Beach Campsites
(757) 229-7609
2217 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA
 
Fair Oaks Family Campground
(757) 565-2101
901 Lightfoot Rd
Williamsburg, VA
 
Newport News Park Campground
(757) 888-3333
13564 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA
 
Fam Camp
(757) 766-7627
123 Saunders Rd
Hampton, VA
 
Smitty's Mobile Home Park
(757) 461-4407
6659 E Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk, VA
 
Williamsburg Campsites
(757) 564-3101
6967 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA
 
Fort Winds
(757) 220-0386
8758 Pocahontas Trl
Williamsburg, 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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