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Summer Camps Mason City IA

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 Mason City and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Camp At The Woods
(641) 696-3413
22097 Fallspark Dr
Mason City, IA
 
Oakwood Rv Park
(641) 357-4019
5419 240th St # A
Clear Lake, IA
 
Twin Oaks Campgrounds
(641) 357-3337
5331 S Shore Dr
Clear Lake, IA
 
Buffalo Shores
(563) 381-2900
1433 W Front St
Buffalo, IA
 
Adventurland Campground
(515) 265-7384
3200 Adventureland Dr
Altoona, IA
 
Twin Oaks Campgrounds
(641) 357-3337
5331 S Shore Dr
Clear Lake, IA
 
Walnut Acres Campground
(319) 465-4665
22128 Highway 38
Monticello, IA
 
Scenic Valley Rv Park & Camp
(641) 432-6829
1200 Mission Ln
Boone, IA
 
Cedar Springs Camp
(641) 398-2368
1260 River Rd
Floyd, IA
 
Tomes Country Club Acres Park
(712) 366-0363
706 W South Omaha Bridge Rd
Council Bluffs, IA
 

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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