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Summer Camps Opelika 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 Opelika and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Bakers Trailer Park & Campground
(334) 745-5165
431 Old Lafayette Hwy
Opelika, AL
 
Leisure Time Campgrounds
(334) 821-2267
2670 S College St
Auburn, AL
 
Bar-w Rv Park
(334) 444-0497
891 Lee Rd. 395
Auburn, AL
 
B & B Mobile Home & Rv Park
(334) 756-6161
2189 Ben Brown Rd
Valley, AL
 
Twin Fountains Rv & Mobile Homes
(251) 765-2121
Twin Fountain Trl
Monroeville, AL
 
Starrs Mobile Home Park
(334) 887-5321
1425 Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
 
Holiday Mobile Estates
(334) 821-1837
680 Johnston St
Auburn, AL
 
Halawaka Campgrounds & Grocery
(334) 749-4912
8180 Lee Road 279
Valley, AL
 
Knotty Pine Campground
(256) 845-5293
1492 County Road 618
Fort Payne, AL
 
Tuskegee Airmen NHS
(334) 724-0922
1616 Chappie James Ave.
Tuskegee, 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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