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Summer Camps Normal IL

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

Central Illinois Holiness Association Camp Ground
(309) 452-0700
216 Jersey Avenue
Normal, IL
Girl Scout
(309) 726-1160
24201 Camp Peairs Road
Hudson, IL
Tall Corn Campground
(309) 376-4411
Rr 1 Box 139
Carlock, IL
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(309) 965-2224
Timberline Rd
Goodfield, IL
Kentuckiana Kampground
(309) 449-3274
27585 Kentuckiana Rd
Mackinaw, IL
East Bay Camp
(309) 829-7531
24984 North 1875 E Road
Hudson, IL
KAMP Komfort
(309) 376-4411
21408 North 600 East Road
Carlock, IL
Wildwood Campground
(309) 724-8342
Rr 2 Box 36
Ellsworth, IL
Hickory Hill Campground
(309) 744-2407
Rr 1 Box 157
Secor, IL
Cupi`s AG Center
(309) 348-3645
100 Main Streetc
South Pekin, IL

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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