Six Excellent Resources to Learn About Camp Safety

Posted By Regan Zambri Long, PLLC || 5-Jun-2017

Summer is upon us, which means at some point, many of our kids will be heading off to camp. Without taking proper precautions, however, many children come home from camp sick or injured. To reduce risks and help parents maintain peace of mind, we’ve curated the following excellent resources on camp safety so kids can stay as safe as possible.

This multi-part article offers comprehensive advice to help children stay well at camp.

This sobering but very informative article helps you prepare your children to protect themselves against possible predators.

This site offers important safety information for family campouts, but it’s relevant for kids’ camps as well.

A podcast designed specifically for camp leaders, this audio show provides plenty of insights from the camp leader’s point of view, but it can also help improve communication between parents and camp leaders.

Looking for a good summer camp for the kids? This searchable site lists camps across the nation and rates them based on user reviews.

Another great resource to find a great camp, this article focuses on certain specialty camps you won’t find elsewhere.

Above all else, remember that being proactive will go a long way toward keeping your children safe this summer. Always make sure to pack sunscreen and insect repellant in your child’s luggage, along with a list of allergies and medical needs for the camp counselors. For additional information, check out our post on How to Select Summer Camps for Your Children.

If your child suffers a preventable injury at camp where negligence is a factor, our Washington D.C. personal injury attorneys can help. Call our office for more information.

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