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Summer Camps North Providence RI

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

Holiday Acres Campgrounds
(401) 934-0780
591 Snake Hill Rd
North Scituate, RI
 
Camp Ponagansett
(401) 647-7377
Bungy Rd
Chepachet, RI
 
Colwell's Campground
(401) 397-4614
119 Peckham Ln
Coventry, RI
 
Whippoorwill Hill Family Camp
(401) 397-7256
106 Old Plainfield Pike
Foster, RI
 
Buck Hill Family Campground
(401) 568-0456
464 Wakefield Rd
Pascoag, RI
 
Bowdish Lake Camping Area
(401) 568-8890
Putnam Pike & Route 44 W
Chepachet, RI
 
Oakleaf Family Campground
(401) 568-4446
43 Oak Leaf Way
Chepachet, RI
 
Dyer Woods Nudist Campground
(401) 397-3007
114 Johnson Rd
Foster, RI
 
Ginny-b-campgrounds
(401) 397-9477
7 Harrington Rd
Foster, RI
 
Echo Lake Campground
(401) 568-7109
180 Moroney Rd
Pascoag, RI
 

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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