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Summer Camps Columbia MO

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

Cottonwoods Rv Park
(573) 474-2747
5170 N Oakland Gravel Rd
Columbia, MO
 
Murphy Lakes
(573) 443-7716
713 Lyon Street
Columbia, MO
 
Crooked Creek Campground
(573) 642-4993
3643 County Road 221
Kingdom City, MO
 
Mark Twain Cave Campground
(573) 221-1656
7097 County Road 453
Hannibal, MO
 
Fulton's Landing
(660) 438-5097
Rr 4
Warsaw, MO
 
Cooper's Landing
(573) 657-2544
11505 S Easley River Rd
Columbia, MO
 
It'll Do Campground
(573) 442-3006
12568 Highway 63 N
Hallsville, MO
 
Precious Moments Rv Park
(417) 358-1389
480 Chapel Rd
Carthage, MO
 
Salt River Campground
(573) 267-3442
Rr 2
Center, MO
 
Acorn Acres Rv Park & Campground
(417) 338-2500
W Highway 76
Branson, MO
 

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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