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Summer Camps Suitland MD

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

Cherry Hill Park
(800) 421-7116, 740-1210, (301) 937-7116
9800 Cherry Hill Road
College Park, MD
Number of Sites
390 Total Camp/RV Sites,350 30 Amp Service,300 50 Amp Service,390 Electric and Water,350 Electric Only,350 Full Hookups,9 Group Sites,50 Max RV Length,29 Pull-Thru Sites,5 Rental Trailers,35 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,Dump Station,Cable TV,Laundry,Phone Service at Site,Store,Restaurant,Group Area,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Swimming - Pond,Recreation Hall,Game room,Hay Rides,

Duncan''s Family Campground
(800) 421-7116, (410) 741-9558, 800-222-2086
5381 Sands Road
Lothian, MD
Number of Sites
240 Total Camp/RV Sites,225 30 Amp Service,20 50 Amp Service,240 Electric and Water,225 Electric Only,120 Full Hookups,40 Max RV Length,1 Rental Trailers,75 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Dump Station,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pets Welcome,Propane,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Recreation
Biking Trails,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Hay Rides,Hiking Trails,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,arcade/game room,

Bull Run Regional Park
(703) 631-0550
6501 Pohick Bay Dr
Lorton, VA
 
Indian Acres Of Chesapeake Bay
(410) 275-2181
645 Knights Island Rd
Cecilton, MD
 
Roaring Point Campground
(410) 873-2553
2360 Nanticoke Wharf Dr
Nanticoke, MD
 
Cherry Hill Park
(301) 937-7116
9800 Cherry Hill Rd
College Park, MD
 
Duncan Family Campgrounds
(410) 267-0993
5381 Sands Rd
Lothian, MD
 
Buttonwood Beach Camping
(410) 275-2108
170 Buttonwood Rd
Earleville, MD
 
Lake Somerset Family Campground
(410) 957-9897
8658 Lake Somerset Ln
Westover, MD
 
Canoe Kayak & Paddle Company
(410) 203-1100
10105 Shaw Dr
Woodstock, MD
 

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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