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Summer Camps Pontotoc MS

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

Campground At Barnes Crossing
(662) 844-6063
Rt. 1 Box 28-a
Tupelo, MS
 
Natchez Trace Parkway
(800) 305-7417
2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, AL
 
Coal Bluff Park Campground
(601) 654-7726
1319 Coal Bluff Rd
Lena, MS
 
Southern Comfort Camping Resort
(228) 432-1700
1766 Beach Blvd
Biloxi, MS
 
A-1 Trade World
(228) 452-0590
8095 Menge Ave
Pass Christian, MS
 
Natchez Trace Rv Park
(662) 767-8609
189 County Road 506
Shannon, MS
 
Campgrounds Of The South
(228) 539-2922
10406 Three Rivers Rd
Gulfport, MS
 
Plantation Park
(601) 442-5222
1 Frederick Rd
Natchez, MS
 
Camp-journey's End Cabins & Campground
(888) 288-8449
7501 Hwy 57
Ocean Springs, MS
 
Fulton Recreational Campground
(662) 862-7070
100 Camp Ground Rd
Fulton, MS
 

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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