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Summer Camps Roanoke VA

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

Blue Ridge Outdoors
(540) 777-2110
4802 Valley View Boulevard
Roanoke, VA
Dixie Caverns & Pottery
(540) 380-2085
5753 W Main St
Salem, VA
Blue Ridge Campground & Marina
(540) 721-3866
8131 Burnt Chimney Rd
Wirtz, VA
Davis Mh & Rv Park
(757) 244-5030
78 Dean Ray Ct
Newport News, VA
Peaks-otter Lodge & Restaurant
(540) 586-1081
Blue Ridge Parkwy
Bedford, VA
Roanoke Mountain Campground
(540) 982-9242
2551 Mountain View Rd
Vinton, VA
Goose Dam Campground
(540) 483-2100
1155 Goose Dam Rd
Rocky Mount, VA
Peaceful Valley Retreat
(434) 983-3194
Rr 1 Box 3690
Dillwyn, VA
Yogi Bear''s Jellystone Park at Natural Bridge
(800) 421-7116, (540) 291-2727
16 Recreation Lane
Natural Bridge Station, VA
Number of Sites
210 Total Camp/RV Sites,112 30 Amp Service,85 50 Amp Service,210 Electric and Water,122 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,3 No Hookups,55 Pull-Thru Sites,22 Tent Sites,
Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,Internet Access at Specific Locations in Park,WiFi HotSpots,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Arcade,Game room,Beach Volleyball,Biking Trails,Bird Watching,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Golf Carts,Hay Rides,Hiking Trails,Horse Shoes,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Picnic Area,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Swimming - Lake,Swimming - River,Theme Weekends,Tube rentals,Water activities,Water Slides,

Callebs Co Campground
(276) 475-5222
25136 Whitaker Hollow Rd
Abingdon, VA

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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