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Summer Camps Schererville IN

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

Camp Quality II
(708) 895-8311
Po Box 641
Lansing, IL
 
Senior Citizen Fishing Club
(708) 758-1365
670 East Sauk Trail
Steger, IL
 
All Seasons Campground
(708) 946-2937
31224 S State Line Rd
Beecher, IL
 
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park
(219) 762-2155
5520 Old Porter Rd
Portage, IN
 
A-ok Campgrounds Of Frankfort
(708) 479-5626
Route 45
Frankfort, IL
 
Emerald Trails
(708) 672-8700
3132 E Goodenow Rd
Crete, IL
 
Jewish Community Center of Chicago Anita M Stone
(708) 799-7650
3400 196th Street
Flossmoor, IL
 
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(219) 762-7757
5300 Old Porter Rd
Portage, IN
 
Windy City Beach & Camping
(708) 720-0030
18700 80th Ave
Tinley Park, IL
 
Big Oak Park
(765) 358-3208
9401 N County Rd 500 W
Gaston, IN
 

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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