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Summer Camps Fort Smith AR

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 Fort Smith and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Hardscrabble Country Club
(479) 782-6132
5211 Cliff Drive
Fort Smith, AR
 
Phoenix Villa Mobile Home Park
(479) 646-2026
1217 Phoenix Ave
Fort Smith, AR
 
FT Smith Country Club
(479) 783-4653
5500 Midland Boulevard
Fort Smith, AR
 
Parkridge Campground
(479) 410-4678
1616 Rena Road
Van Buren, AR
 
Overland R V Park
(479) 471-5474
1716 Fayetteville Road
Van Buren, AR
 
Old Fort Marina & Rv Park
(479) 784-9292
4801 Clayton Expy
Fort Smith, AR
 
Pullman Campers Inc
(479) 785-2621
3740 Midland Boulevard
Fort Smith, AR
 
Rex Yancy`s RV Sales & Service
(479) 474-9319
22 North 11th Street
Van Buren, AR
 
Cedars Country Club
(479) 474-2412
1301 City Park Road
Van Buren, AR
 
KOA Fort Smith Alma
(479) 632-2704
3539 North Highway 71
Alma, AR
 

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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