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Summer Camps North Chicago 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 North Chicago and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Racquet Club of Lake Bluff
(847) 295-1322
945 North Shore Drive
Lake Bluff, IL
Banner Day Camp Inc
(847) 295-4900
1225 Riverwoods Road
Lake Forest, IL
Orchard Hills Country Club - Professional Shop
(847) 336-1217
38342 North Green Bay Road
Waukegan, IL
Bobby`s Hunt Club Road Driving Range
(847) 549-6090
491 South Hunt Club Road
Gurnee, IL
Onwentsia Club - Club Shop
(847) 234-8225
300 North Green Bay Road
Lake Forest, IL
Serbian St SAVA Childrens Camp
(847) 367-9801
32377 North Il Route 21
Libertyville, IL
Libertyville Tennis & Fitness Club
(847) 362-5553
1030 South 4th Avenue
Libertyville, IL
Bernard Chevrolet
1001 South Milwaukee Avenue
Libertyville, IL
Kramer`s Kampers
(847) 623-3989
38401 North Sheridan Road
Waukegan, IL
Kelly`s Day Camps
(847) 634-9393
770 East USHighway 45
Vernon Hills, 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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