Summer camps is a time for children to make new friends and enjoy the outdoors. While parents may be packing plenty of sunscreen and bug spray for their children’s camping adventure, it’s also important to prepare for the unexpected, such as an allergy or asthma attack.
Before your child heads off to camp, they should visit an allergist/immunologist for a complete exam. An allergist/immunologist will prescribe the medications they may need to avoid asthma attacks and allergic reactions caused by outdoor allergens.
Take the following precautions to ensure that allergies and asthma don’t spoil your child’s summer camp experience: