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.