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Summer Camps Mitchell SD

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

Famil-e-fun Campgrounds
(605) 996-8983
25473 403rd Ave
Mitchell, SD
 
R & R Campground
(605) 996-8895
1700 S Burr St
Mitchell, SD
 
Horse Thief Campground
(605) 574-2668
24391 Highway 87 S
Hill City, SD
 
Arlington Beach Resort
(605) 983-5567
126 S Lake Dr
Arlington, SD
 
Fort Welikit Family Campground
(888) 946-2267
24992 Sylvan Lake Road (hwy 89)
Custer, SD
 
Dakota Campground
(605) 996-9432
1800 W Spruce Ave
Mitchell, SD
 
Elk Haven Resort
(605) 666-4856
Highway 16 A
Keystone, SD
 
Kemp's Kamp
(605) 666-4654
1022 Old Hill City Rd
Keystone, SD
 
Red Barn Rv Park
(605) 368-2268
47005 272nd St
Tea, SD
 
Crooked Creek Campground
(605) 574-2418
Highway 385 & Highway 16
Hill City, SD
 

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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