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Summer Camps Parkersburg WV

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

Edgelawn Campgrounds
(304) 428-9038
107 Pickering St
Parkersburg, WV
 
Lowe's Campgrounds
(304) 489-1232
Rr 1 Box 201
Walker, WV
 
Circle S Campground
(304) 863-6306
Rt 68 S
Belleville, WV
 
Civitan Park
(740) 373-7937
922 Front St
Marietta, OH
 
Camp Wapocomo Campgrounds
(304) 822-5528
River Rd
Romney, WV
 
Corral Campgrounds
(304) 485-8900
120 Point Dr
Parkersburg, WV
 
Landing's Family Campground
(740) 373-6180
State Rt 7 Sterling Dr
Reno, OH
 
Rivers Bend Campground
(740) 667-3530
1052 State Route 144
Coolville, OH
 
Carthage Gap Camp
(740) 667-3072
22575 Brimstone Rd
Coolville, OH
 
Beech Fork State Park
(304) 522-0303
5601 Long Branch Rd
Barboursville, WV
 

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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