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Summer Camps Alexander City AL

Summer camps are programs for children and teenagers during the summer holidays. Summer camps involve canoeing, hiking, campfires and more. See below for summer camps in Alexander City and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Wind Creek State Park
(256) 329-0845
4325 Al Highway 128
Alexander City, AL
 
Horseshoe Bend NMP
(256) 234-7111
11288 Horseshoe Bend Rd.
Daviston, AL
 
South Sauty Creek Camp
(256) 582-3367
6845 South Sauty Rd
Langston, AL
 
General Lee Marina & Camp
(205) 525-5114
1367 River Rd
Pell City, AL
 
Sleepy Holler Campground
(205) 483-7947
Union Chapel Buttermilk Rd
Cordova, AL
 
Lake 'o Hills Park
(800) 287-0252
5400 Al Hwy 128
Alexander City, AL
 
Clay Marina
(256) 582-4709
3784 Scottsboro Hwy
Scottsboro, AL
 
Goosepond Golf Course & Rv Park
(256) 574-5353
417 Ed Hembree Dr
Scottsboro, AL
 
Wind Creek State Park
(256) 329-0845
4325 Al Highway 128
Alexander City, AL
 
Lakeside Campground Resort
(256) 582-8051
22206 Us Highway 431
Guntersville, AL
 

5 tips for keeping kids safe and healthy at summer camp

5 tips for keeping kids safe and healthy at summer camp

John Thompson

Kids should be reminded to follow pool rules to avoid swimming injuries at campSummer camp can be a rewarding and fun experience for kids of all ages. Whether they attend day camps or overnight camps, experts say fathers should take action to ensure their kids stay safe and healthy while attending.

"Parents should ask camp organizers basic questions about what plans they have in place to keep kids safe, handle medical emergencies, and deal with routine health needs," said Dr. Patricia Hametz, of NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.

Other parenting advice tips to keep young campers injury-free include:

1. Stay hydrated. Remind your child to drink often, even when they don't feel thirsty while spending time outdoors or in the heat. Pack a refillable water bottle to make staying hydrated easier.
2. Practice sun safety. Kids should be dressed in light-colored, lightweight clothing and should use a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more every day.
3. Be safe in and around water. Remind your kids to follow all camp rules in and around pools, lakes and other bodies of water. Children should never be around water without a certified life guard on duty.
4. Protect against bugs. Using an insect repellent with no more than 30 percent DEET and avoiding scented soaps, lotions and hairsprays will help your kids keep the bugs at bay.

Dads should also make sure that the camp has all of their kids' emergency contact ...

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