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Summer Camps Nicholasville KY

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

Kentucky Horse Park
(859) 259-4257
4089 Iron Works Pike
Lexington, KY
 
Cummins Ferry Campgroun & Marina
(859) 865-2003
2558 Cummins Ferry Rd.
Salvisa, KY
 
Clay's Ferry Campground
(859) 626-1330
8950 Richmond Rd
Richmond, KY
 
Camp Nelson Rv Park
(859) 548-2113
27 Chase Ln.
Lancaster, KY
 
Aurora Oaks Campground
(270) 474-2778
55 Koa Ln
Hardin, KY
 
Camp Nelson Rv Park
(859) 548-2113
468 Camp Nelson Rd
Bryantsville, KY
 
Fort Boonesborough State Park
(859) 527-3131
4375 Boonesboro Rd
Richmond, KY
 
Chimney Rock Campground
(859) 748-5252
160 Chimney Rock Rd
Harrodsburg, KY
 
Camp Nelson Rv Park
(859) 548-2113
468 Camp Nelson Rd
Bryantsville, KY
 
Diamond Lake Resort
(270) 229-4900
7301 Hobbs Rd
Owensboro, KY
 

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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