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Summer Camps Beckley WV

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 Beckley and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Lake Stephens
(304) 934-6713
Rr 3 Box 350
Beckley, WV
 
Firehouse Food & Fun Camp Ground
304-877-6060 Or 304-877-3614
Rt 16
Bradley, WV
 
Possum Trot Campground
(304) 574-3282
Old Route 38
Fayetteville, WV
 
Rifrafters Campground
(304) 574-1065
Laurel Creek Rd
Fayetteville, WV
 
Big Bear Lake Camplands
(800) 421-7116, (304) 379-4382
Route 3 Box 204 Hazelton Road
Bruceton Mills, WV
Number of Sites
25 Total Camp/RV Sites,25 Electric and Water,23 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Mountain State Travel Park
(304) 253-4536
476 Tank Branch Rd
Glen Morgan, WV
 
Rifrafters Campground
(800) 421-7116, (304) 574-1065
Route 2 Box 140A
Fayetteville, WV
Number of Sites
6 Total Camp/RV Sites,6 Electric and Water,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Cooter's Cabins & Campin'
(304) 574-4002
Rr 3 Box 521
Fayetteville, WV
 
Edgelawn Campgrounds
(304) 428-9038
107 Pickering St
Parkersburg, WV
 
Paradise Island Of Christian
(304) 583-2825
777 Paradise Is
Verner, WV
 

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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