For most kids summer means going to camp or the family cottage, visits to the beach or city pool, picnics, bike rides and all kinds of outdoor fun. To make sure the outdoor fun is safe parents need to be aware of some basic precautions and share them with their children.
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At Wisconsin Youth Company summer camps we provide sunscreen and insect repellent, or campers can bring their own. Frequent water and lemonade breaks are built into the schedule. Younger children have a "Siesta" every day where they can nap, listen to a story, or do quiet activities to help them recharge for the rest of the day's fun.
Summer is a carefree time for children and adults alike. Without school and homework responsibilities the day can open up to new possibilities. Even if you have to put in a full day at work, summer seems to draw you outdoors to spend time with your kids. Putter in the garden, go for a sunset walk, ride a bike, or lay in the yard and stargaze. When your children are old enough to have summer memories, these will be the times they remember, the ones they spent with you.
Visit the Wisconsin Youth Company website to check out our summer day camps, travel camps and immersion camps for school age children and summer courses for middle school youth.
This story is written and presented by Wisconsin Youth Company, which provides quality before- and after-school care, summer day-camp and travel camp experiences and family travel adventures. WYC exists so that the children of Wisconsin benefit from communities that nurture them at a sustainable cost.comments powered by Disqus
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