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Summer Camps Ponchatoula LA

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

Hidden Oaks Campground
(985) 345-9244
21544 Highway 190 E
Hammond, LA
 
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(985) 542-1507
46049 Highway 445
Robert, LA
 
Land-o-pines Family Campgrounds
(985) 892-6023
17145 Million Dollar Rd
Covington, LA
 
Shady Lake Rv Park
(337) 239-4674
168 Sapphire Ln
Leesville, LA
 
Acadiana Wilderness Campground
(318) 662-5154
2975 Interstate 49 S
Sunset, LA
 
Punkin Park Campground
(985) 567-3418
43037 N Billville Rd
Hammond, LA
 
Indian Creek Campground
(985) 878-6567
53013 W Fontana Rd
Independence, LA
 
Tchefuncte Family Campground
(985) 796-3654
Highway 40 W
Folsom, LA
 
La Boulaie Rv Park & Campground
(337) 856-0555
1136 Evangeline Thruway
Youngsville, LA
 
False River Rv Park
(225) 627-4450
7343 False River Rd
Oscar, LA
 

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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