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Summer Camps Westport 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 Westport and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Mahackeno Outdoor Center YMCA
(203) 226-4221
37 Rices Lane
Westport, CT
 
Car Racks Direct
(203) 762-8797
80 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT
 
King`s Highway Tennis Club
(203) 655-8769
Old Kings Highway North
Darien, CT
 
Camp Playland
(203) 966-4315
802 Ponus Rdg
New Canaan, CT
 
Offense Defense Golf Camp
(203) 256-9844
78 Mile Common Road
Easton, CT
 
Offense Defense Camps
(203) 256-1111
315 Shrub Oak Lane
Fairfield, CT
 
Four Seasons Racquet Club LLC
(203) 762-2423
589 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT
 
Student Camp & Trip Advisors
(203) 372-1100
10 Four Seasons Road
Fairfield, CT
 
Camp Hand in Hand
(203) 966-6920
111 Oenoke Rdg
New Canaan, CT
 
Play & Learn Preschool Camp
(203) 322-3034
118 Apple Valley Road
Stamford, 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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