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Summer Camps Muscle Shoals AL

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 Muscle Shoals and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Elliott Branch Camp Area
(256) 332-9804
Highway 88
Russellville, AL
 
Rose Trail Country Store & Rv Park
(256) 360-2393
9270 Riverton Rose Trail
Cherokee, AL
 
Blakeley Historic Park
(334) 626-0798
33707 State Highway 225
Spanish Fort, AL
 
Cherokee Rv Park
(256) 370-7606
12500 72 Hwy
Cherokee, AL
 
Southwind Rv Park
(251) 988-1216
12863 Highway 9 N
Magnolia Springs, AL
 
Colbert County Rose Trail Park
(256) 360-2764
9395 Riverton Rose Trl
Cherokee, AL
 
Cherokee Rv Park
(256) 370-7606
12500 72 Hwy
Cherokee, AL
 
Dismals Canyon
(205) 993-4559
901 Hwy. 8
Phil Campbell, AL
 
Geer Brothers Inc
(205) 553-9233
5001 Jvc Rd
Cottondale, AL
 
Gulf Breeze Resort
(251) 968-8462
19800 Oak Rd W
Gulf Shores, AL
 

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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