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Summer Camps Takoma Park 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 Takoma Park 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,

Fairland Regional Park
(301) 953-0222
14110 Old Gunpowder Rd
Laurel, MD
 
Fairfax County Government
(703) 471-5414
1400 Lake Fairfax Dr
Reston, VA
 
Treehouse Camp
(301) 432-5585
20716 Townsend Rd
Rohrersville, MD
 
Ridenour Emerson Park
(301) 824-2481
23814 Foxville Rd
Smithsburg, MD
 
Cherry Hill Park
(301) 937-7116
9800 Cherry Hill Rd
College Park, MD
 
Community Camps Inc
(301) 217-9591
15500 Quince Valley Ter
Gaithersburg, MD
 
Little Orleans Campground
(800) 421-7116, (301) 478-2325, 301-478-2325
31661 Green Forest Drive South East
Little Orleans, MD
Number of Sites
150 Total Camp/RV Sites,72 30 Amp Service,50 50 Amp Service,150 Electric and Water,122 Electric Only,122 Full Hookups,3 Group Sites,42 Max RV Length,24 No Hookups,10 Pull-Thru Sites,104 Seasonal,126 Sideouts,30 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Store,Cabin Rentals,Dump Station,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming - Lake,Swimming Pool,Water activities,Recreation Hall,

Eagle's Nest Campground
(410) 213-0097
12592 Eagles Nest Rd
Berlin, MD
 
Double G Campground
(301) 387-5481
176 Double G Dr
Mc Henry, 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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