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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.

Dakota Campground
(605) 996-9432
1800 W Spruce Ave
Mitchell, SD
 
Famil-e-fun Campgrounds
(605) 996-8983
25473 403rd Ave
Mitchell, SD
 
Elk Creek Resort & Lodge
(605) 787-4884
Ih 90 & Exit 46
Piedmont, SD
 
Fort Welikit Family Campground
(605) 787-7898
9119 Foothills Rd
Black Hawk, SD
 
Mystery Mountain Campground
(605) 342-5368
13752 S Highway 16
Rapid City, SD
 
R & R Campground
(605) 996-8895
1700 S Burr St
Mitchell, SD
 
Dakota Spirit
(815) 393-4093
14240 N Hwy 79
Piedmont, SD
 
Circle 10 Campground
(605) 433-5451
Hc 1 Box 51a
Philip, SD
 
Happy Holiday Campground
(605) 342-7365
8990 S Highway 16
Rapid City, SD
 
Kemp's Kamp
(605) 666-4654
1022 Old Hill City Rd
Keystone, 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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