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For Parents:

One of the most exciting days for a child is getting ready for summer camp. But, as a parent, you are also thinking about health and safety. First make sure your child’s immunizations are up to date. Once your child’s check-up is complete and shots are up to date, review the checklist of things needed for camp. Camps usually sent a checklist of everything your child will need.

One additional item that should be on your checklist is a basic conversation about safety and health. Click on the link below to see a conversation starter sheet

12 Conversation Tips for Camper Parents



Other important information is listed below:


In addition to the links above, the following links can help give you a clearer picture of how to be safe while camping.

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