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Summer Camps Taunton MA

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

West Bridgewater Berwick Inc
(508) 587-5199
400 West Center Street
West Bridgewater, MA
 
Tispaquin Family Camp Area
(508) 947-7444
68 Purchase St
Middleboro, MA
 
Normandy Farms Family Campground
(800) 421-7116, (866) 673-2767
72 West Street
Foxboro, MA
Number of Sites
401 Total Camp/RV Sites,162 30 Amp Service,41 50 Amp Service,401 Electric and Water,233 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,47 No Hookups,250 Pull-Thru Sites,350 Sideouts,30 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boat Launch,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Nature Trails,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Geocaching,

Appalachian Mt Club
(781) 963-9856
1100 Randolph St
Canton, MA
 
Ski House
(508) 673-3354
1241 Wilbur Avenue
Somerset, MA
 
Canoe River Campground
(508) 339-6462
137 Mill St
Mansfield, MA
 
Normandy Farms Campground
(866) 673-2767
72 West Street
Foxborough, MA
 
Forge Pond Campground
(508) 644-5701
62 Forge Rd
Assonet, MA
 
Shady Acres
(508) 866-4040
Shoestring Rd
Carver, MA
 
Knight & Look Campgrounds
(508) 763-2454
241 Marion Rd
Rochester, MA
 

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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