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National Poll: Safety Not Always Top of Mind for Parents Choosing Kids' Summer Camps

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Photo: University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health

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When it comes to picking a summer camp for kids, logistics top the checklist for most parents, a new national poll suggests.

And while families consider health and safety information, such as camp supervision and first aid training, less than half of parents rate general safety policies as essential to their camp decision, according to the University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health.

Only half of the parents feel very confident they ...