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Summer Camps Marion NC

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

Buck Creek Campgrounds
(828) 724-4888
1020 Toms Creek Rd
Marion, NC
 
Barefoot Landing & Rv Park
(828) 652-0145
404 Lakeside Dr
Marion, NC
 
Deer Park Gardens
(828) 652-2267
St Rd 1765
Nebo, NC
 
Thermal City Gold Mine-campground
(828) 286-3016
5240 Us Highway 221 N
Union Mills, NC
 
Springmaid Mountain Park
(828) 765-2353
Henredon Rd
Spruce Pine, NC
 
Mountain Stream Rv Park
(828) 724-9013
6954 Buck Creek Rd
Marion, NC
 
Lake James Family Campground
(828) 584-0190
5786 Benfield Landing Rd
Nebo, NC
 
Sky Island Retreat & Campground, Inc.
(800) 421-7116, (828) 668-4928
88 Flatlander Road
Old Fort, NC
Number of Sites
20 Total Camp/RV Sites,20 20 Amp Service,6 30 Amp Service,6 50 Amp Service,20 Electric and Water,12 Electric Only,6 Full Hookups,3 Group Sites,35 Max RV Length,6 No Hookups,6 Pull-Thru Sites,4 Seasonal,6 Sideouts,4 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Mini Golf,

Bear Den Family Campground
(800) 421-7116, (828) 765-2888
600 Bear Den Mountain Road
Spruce Pine, NC
Number of Sites
142 Total Camp/RV Sites,87 20 Amp Service,29 30 Amp Service,11 50 Amp Service,142 Electric and Water,87 Electric Only,26 Full Hookups,2 Group Sites,45 Max RV Length,11 Pull-Thru Sites,2 Rental Trailers,5 Seasonal,26 Sideouts,25 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming - Lake,Swimming Pool,

Bear Den Campground
(828) 765-2888
Bear Den Mountain Rd
Spruce Pine, NC
 

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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