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Summer Camps Waterbury CT

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

Middlebury Racquet Club
(203) 758-1727
950 Southford Road
Middlebury, CT
 
Kiwanis Easter Seal Day Camp
(203) 879-2343
Munson Road
Wolcott, CT
 
Judd Farm Day Camp & Nature Center
(860) 274-9146
1680 Guernseytown Road
Watertown, CT
 
Gentile`s Camp Ground
(860) 283-8437
262 Mount Tobe Road
Plymouth, CT
 
YMCA Camp Sloper
(860) 621-8194
1000 East Street
Southington, CT
 
Caps & Accesories
(203) 879-3881
Brookdale
Wolcott, CT
 
YMCA Day Camp Mataucha & Family Center
(860) 274-4820
270 Smith Pond Road
Watertown, CT
 
Holiday Hill Day Camp - Cunningham William E Director
(203) 272-9636
161 Braemar Drive
Cheshire, CT
 
Branchbrook Campground
(860) 283-8144
435 Watertown Rd
Thomaston, CT
 
Custom Camper Inc
(860) 747-2473
1144 Queen Street
Southington, CT
 

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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