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

Shady Lane Mobile Home Court
(417) 623-2323
4720 S Range Line Rd # 43
Joplin, MO
 
Midwest Campground
(417) 649-9792
Rr 1
Carl Junction, MO
 
Precious Moments Rv Park
(417) 358-1389
480 Chapel Rd
Carthage, MO
 
Ballard's Campground & Park
(417) 359-0359
13965 Ballard Loop
Carthage, MO
 
Pinewoods Camping & Fishing Park
(636) 327-8248
1500 Pinewoods Dr
Wentzville, MO
 
Suburban Wheel Estates
(417) 673-4550
Highway Hh
Joplin, MO
 
Big Barn Rv Park
(417) 358-2432
5231 County Lane 138
Carthage, MO
 
Coachlight Campground
(417) 358-3666
5527 S Garrison Ave
Carthage, MO
 
Mosler's Resort
(620) 597-2799
9180 Nw Bethlehem Rd
Columbus, KS
 
Fort Bennett Trading Post
(417) 588-1391
11448 Highway 64
Lebanon, 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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