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Summer Camps Oak Ridge TN

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

Fox Inn Campground
(423) 494-9386
2423 Andersonville Hwy
Clinton, TN
Lazy Acres
(865) 986-3539
8500 Jackson Bend Rd
Lenoir City, TN
Escapees Raccoon Valley Rv Park
(865) 947-9776
908 E Raccoon Valley Rd
Heiskell, TN
Four Seasons Campground
(865) 376-4568
120 Farmer Rd
Kingston, TN
Knights Inn Campground
(865) 458-5855
15100 Highway 72 N
Loudon, TN
Soaring Eagle Camp & Rv Park
(865) 376-9017
3152 Buttermilk Rd W
Lenoir City, TN
Jellystone Park
(865) 938-6600
9514 Diggs Gap Rd
Heiskell, TN
Watts Bar Lake Campground
(865) 376-8847
511 De Armond Rd
Kingston, TN
Mountain Lake Marina
(865) 426-9756
136 Campground Rd
Lake City, TN
Tremont Hills Campground
(865) 448-6363
118 Stables Dr
Townsend, TN

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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