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Summer Camps Oak Forest 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 Oak Forest and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Windy City Beach & Camping
(708) 720-0030
18700 80th Ave
Tinley Park, IL
 
A-ok Campgrounds Of Frankfort
(708) 479-5626
Route 45
Frankfort, IL
 
Camp Quality II
(708) 895-8311
Po Box 641
Lansing, IL
 
Carefree Coatings of Chicagoland
(815)462-9020,(815)462-9022
22014 Howell Drive
New Lenox, IL
 
Shady Oaks Cerebral Palsy Camp
(708)301-0816, (208)730-4127
16300 Parker Road
Lockport, IL
 
Jewish Community Center of Chicago Anita M Stone
(708) 799-7650
3400 196th Street
Flossmoor, IL
 
House of Camping
(708) 599-2650
8424 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL
 
Senior Citizen Fishing Club
(708) 758-1365
670 East Sauk Trail
Steger, IL
 
Emerald Trails
(708) 672-8700
3132 E Goodenow Rd
Crete, IL
 
Players Club House
(630) 734-3000
39 South Washington Street Frnt
Hinsdale, 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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