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Summer Camps Prospect Heights 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 Prospect Heights and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

JFH Educational Academy
(847) 541-5577
1001 Oak Avenue
Prospect Heights, IL
 
Minee Subee
(847)956-6222-(847)981-8870
1020 South Hunt Club Drive
Mount Prospect, IL
 
Countryside Montessori School
(847) 498-1105
1985 Pfingsten Road
Northbrook, IL
 
Funtastic Summer Day Camp
(847)562-9900,(847)562-9900
821 Fair Lane
Northbrook, IL
 
JCC Camp Chi
(847) 272-2301
3050 Woodridge Lane
Northbrook, IL
 
Fred`s Camp
(847) 392-3733
900 West Rand Road Apt B306
Arlington Heights, IL
 
Old Orchard Country Club
(847) 255-2025
700 West Rand Road
Mount Prospect, IL
 
United Methodist Campground
(847) 824-4924
14 East Chicago Avenue
Des Plaines, IL
 
United Methodist Campground Swimming Pool
(847) 827-8159
1900 East Algonquin Road
Des Plaines, IL
 
B`Nai Br`rith Beber Camp
(847) 498-1441
666 Dundee Road Suite 308
Northbrook, 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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