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Summer Camps Poughkeepsie NY

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

Yogi Bears Jellystone Park
(845) 255-5193
50 Bevier Rd
Gardiner, NY
Interlake Farm Campground
(845) 266-5387
45 Lake Dr
Rhinebeck, NY
Hidden Valley Lake
(845) 338-4616
290 Whiteport Rd
Kingston, NY
So-hi Campground
(845) 687-7377
425 Woodland Rd
Accord, NY
Meadow-vale Campsites
(607) 293-8802
505 Gilbert Lake Rd
Mount Vision, NY
Creek View Camp Sites
(845) 658-3949
227 Creek Locks Rd
Rosendale, NY
Long Pond Lake Family Campground
(845) 266-5076
260 Lake Dr
Rhinebeck, NY
Rondout Valley Camping Resort
(845) 626-3400
105 Mettacahonts Rd
Accord, NY
Roscoe Campsites
(607) 498-5264
County Rd 179a
Roscoe, NY
Nickerson Park Campground Inc
(607) 588-7327
Stryker Rd
Gilboa, NY

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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