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Summer Camps Hannibal 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 Hannibal and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Mark Twain Cave Campground
(573) 221-1656
7097 County Road 453
Hannibal, MO
 
Bayview Camper's Park
(573) 221-6589
9430 Hwy 168
Palmyra, MO
 
Valley View Campgrounds
(217) 222-7229
2507 N 5th St
Quincy, IL
 
Peaceful Valley Rv Park
(417) 588-3600
25449 Manchester Dr
Lebanon, MO
 
Heart Mobile Village
(816) 923-7444
7000 E Us Highway 40
Kansas City, MO
 
Injun Jo Campground
(573) 985-3581
Highway 61 S
New London, MO
 
Salt River Campground
(573) 267-3442
Rr 2
Center, MO
 
Landing Campground
(573) 735-4242
Route J
Monroe City, MO
 
Tiger Ridge One Stop
(417) 284-7290
Us Highway 160
Tecumseh, MO
 
Kozy Kamp
(417) 223-4586
Highway 71
Pineville, 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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